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Study Uncovers Cause of Alarming Trend This article was originally published by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine News Center. It has been modified for the Northwestern Medicine content hub, HealthBeat. Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase...
Source: Northwestern Medicine Trailblazing Procedure for AVM Gives Mother Her Life Back Motherhood has always been important for Terrah Cummins. She and her husband, Christopher, had two beautiful children, a boy and girl, and were enjoying the ups and...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week reported that the coronavirus outbreak was dangerous but not a serious concern for US Citizens. This has changed dramatically over the last 48 hours. The CDC now says the virus does appear to have mutated and described the outbreak as a “rapidly changing situation.”...
Source: Draxe.com Today, an estimated 1 in 4 American adults are diabetic or prediabetic. Many of these people are dealing with the unwanted side effects of type 2 diabetes, such as swelling in the hands and feet, increased hunger and thirst, fatigue … and...
Tips for Coping With Flu Symptoms It starts as a sore throat and quickly progresses to chills, a fever and body aches. You have the flu. What should you do? “Often flu symptoms do not require medical attention or prescription...
Source: https://draxe.com/health/myofascial-release-therapy/ Whether you’re an athlete looking to improve your training and performance, or someone trying to reduce pain and achieve better alignment, myofascial release therapy can likely help. This type of manipulative therapy targets hard knots and trigger points...
Article by: Northwestern Medicine How Lyle Beat Lymphoma  Lyle had never had a headache in his 66 years of life. But as he was getting ready to retire from his occupation as a steel mill worker after 46 years, he...
From Fad Diets to Skincare Routines With an abundance of information coming at you every day, it’s easy to get wrapped up in health myths and misconceptions. Here, Northwestern Medicine experts fact-check some common myths.  Myth: A fad diet can...
Why Checkups Matter You’ve heard the excuses.  “I’m too busy.”  “I’m perfectly healthy.”  “I can tough it out.”  Women live longer than men by six to eight years worldwide. In the U.S., men have...
The holidays can be a time of great anxiety for someone with diabetes. Eating at odd times, being surrounded by tempting food and neglecting a daily routine can wreak havoc on their blood sugar. And when blood sugar is too high or too low, it can make them feel...
Understanding the Science of Fear Fear. It’s an emotional response to a perceived threat, either real or imagined. Some people — roller-coaster fans and horror movie buffs — thrive on it, while other people avoid it. Have you ever wondered why?
World Mental Health Day was celebrated on Thursday, October 10, 2019. This day was created to make more people aware of mental health concerns worldwide. This day also encourages people to become more concerned with mental health issues and the effects it has on people. As...