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What is heart failure?

Heart failure – one of the conditions former first lady Barbara Bush has been diagnosed with – is a fairly common condition, especially among older patients.

Apr 17, 2018
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Why do we get muscle cramps?

Many of us know the feeling of a cramp – whether you've been struck down on the sports field or woken with a start in excruciating pain in the middle of the night. A cramp is the involuntary contraction of our skeletal ...

Apr 13, 2018
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Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution's great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more evidence do you need? The truth is, the spine is a robust structure. We're just ...

Apr 05, 2018
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