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Is There a Link Between Birth Control and Depression? By
April 13 2017

Don’t base health decisions on headlines — get an expert view on the potential links between birth control and depression.

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Hyperlipidemia: The Highs and Lows of Cholesterol By
January 22 2017

Some kinds of cholesterol are better than others. Learn why — in less time than it takes to eat a bacon double-cheeseburger.

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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Detours Around Blocked Arteries By
November 18 2016

When coronary arteries get blocked, using a graft to “detour” the blood is one way to prevent damage to the heart.

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Leading Solutions for Heart-Valve Diseases By
October 9 2016

Dr. David M. Lasorda explains how new, noninvasive procedures can repair and replace weakened heart valves with less risk.

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Living With Food Allergies: My First Two Decades By
September 21 2016

With severe food allergies, one wrong bite can have dire consequences; Ariel has faced that at every meal since she was 4.

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Ask a Doc: Saving Your Skin By
August 25 2016

The summer sun feels so good, but you need to protect your skin while you enjoy it. Use these tips from Dr. Nicole Velez.

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Ask a Doc: Getting to Know Peripheral Artery Disease By
August 11 2016

Leg pain that kicks in when you move and eases while you’re at rest could be a sign of PAD.

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