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Fluoroquinolones Increase Risk of Aortic Aneurysm

Evidence is mounting that fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin, and their generic equivalents) increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, yet the FDA is denying the connection between fluoroquinolone use and the potentially deadly vascular conditions. 1,465 more words

The Wim Hof Method: 4 people reveal how they improved their health using the method

WARNING: The information in this article is not scientifically backed by double-blind peer-reviewed studies. Nor should it be!

This article is about real people. Each case is unique. 1,845 more words

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Holiday Travel Tips for People with Health Issues


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Thanksgiving weekend is known for being one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.  According to AAA, 48.7 million Americans are expected to pack their bags and journey at least 50 miles away from home to spend the holiday with family or friends this Thanksgiving.  648 more words

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all you need to know about varicose veins

What are varicose veins?

Varicose veins, otherwise known as varicose or varicosities, occur when your veins get dilated, enlarged, and overfilled with blood. These appear swollen, raised and a bluish-purple or red color. 316 more words

Tips for Summer Travel with Health Conditions

Summer is right around the corner and what says summer more than a summer vacation!  Are you planning any vacations – near or far – in the coming months?  477 more words

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Vascular Leg Health

Many of us may be told by our physicians that we need to wear compression leg wear at some point in our lives. Compression hosiery has come a long way in the last 25 years. 344 more words

Vascular Health

Microvesicles and Blood Vessels and Exercise, Oh My!

The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 30 minutes of endurance exercise every day to keep your heart, lungs, and circulatory system healthy. 349 more words

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