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More fatty seafood, seeds and other omega-3 fatty acids can help migraine attacks, study finds

Foods that can reduce the number of migraine attacks and their severity include fatty fish, seeds and other foods high in certain omega-3 fatty acids, according to a recent clinical trial.

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Do’s and don’ts for nosebleeds

Sit down, place tissues under your nose and pinch just above your nostrils and just below the bone. Hold it for at least 10 to 15 minutes — you’ll probably have to switch hands a few times, but try to maintain constant pressure.

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African Americans and cholesterol: Should I get my cholesterol checked?

African Americans are at a higher risk for heart disease, and high cholesterol adds to the risk

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4 common questions about your lung cancer screening

If you’re considering a lung cancer screening, if you have one scheduled or are awaiting results, you likely have questions. Our dedicated lung cancer screening patient navigator has answers.

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American Heart Association sets standards for heart attack care

To help distinguish hospitals that consistently meet or exceed strict levels of care, the American Heart Association evaluates their outcomes and processes against a set of measures that are revised annually.

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Caution: Treating a UTI at home

Treating and preventing urinary tract infections at home? Be careful.

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What’s the connection between migraine headaches and military service?

Brian M. Plato, D.O., headache neurologist with Norton Neuroscience Institute, is seeing more and more service members in his migraine and headache clinic.

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Heartbeat in stomach: When to worry

Don’t ignore the feeling of a heartbeat in your stomach: It could be an abdominal aortic aneurysm

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El dolor de espalda puede ser un síntoma de un ataque al corazón, especialmente en las mujeres

El dolor de espalda superior puede ser un signo de ataque cardíaco, especialmente en las mujeres, que son más propensas a experimentar síntomas de ataque cardíaco más sutiles

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Time change and heart attacks: The good news

The Monday after we lose an hour in the switch to daylight saving time is bad for heart attacks. What about switching back to standard time?

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Vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) risks and benefits

The main VBAC risk is a uterine rupture. VBAC benefits are a potentially shorter recovery and less risk of infection and blood loss.

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Breast self-exams crucial for those under 40 who aren’t ready for screening mammograms

Yearly screening mammograms are not recommended for most until age 40. Most patients under 40 who learn they have breast cancer usually sought an exam because they have felt a lump or noticed other changes to their breasts.

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