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5 Keys to a Healthy Heart | St. Mark's Hospital

5 Keys to a Healthy Heart

Do you know which organ is the body’s strongest? How about which muscle does the most work over the course of a lifetime? If you guessed the heart, you are correct. Tipping the scale at a mere 11 ounces (on average), this little muscle has got some serious work cut out for itself. Typically, a [...]

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How Has the Standard American Diet Changed? | St. Mark's Hospital

How Has the Standard American Diet Changed Over Time?

You’re probably already aware that obesity is on the rise, and with it comes an increase in other diet-related health issues—like diabetes and heart disease. But do you know why this is happening? A lot of it has to do with changes in the Standard American Diet (SAD), according to a December 2010 article in [...]

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Top 6 Pregnancy Tips

Top 6 Pregnancy Tips

You wipe your sweaty palms on your pants, gulping down the lump in your throat. Butterflies dance around your stomach making your hands tremble in anticipation. It’s called test anxiety. Unlike the jitters you felt before your college algebra final, or the racing heart during your high school driver’s education exam, this test is different. [...]

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St. Mark’s Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

We’re pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized St. Mark’s Hospital as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ®. St. Mark’s Hospital has been recognized for its excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions and is one of only 1,244 hospitals in the United States to achieve [...]

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Enjoying Thanksgiving – And the Day After!

Thanksgiving, YAY! Food, friends, and family-it’s one of the best days of the year. The day after, though…sometimes that’s not such a great day. That’s when too many people wake up with regret; Well, with a little bit of help, you can enjoy a holiday that is traditionally abundant with calorie=rich foods – with no [...]

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