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LiveSmart: Understanding Chest Pain – Know The Signs

February 11, 2016

Chest pain can occur from a number of causes including heartburn, muscle strain, a sports injury, or asthma. When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise, especially if you are experiencing pain that you have never felt before. [...]

LiveSmart: Cholesterol – When is the Right Time to Start Screening?

February 3, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a new recommendation that all kids should be screened for high cholesterol at their annual well-child visits -- not only those who might be at increased risk. The change ireflects concerns about the growing epidemic of obesity in children. [...]
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