Springing into Your Health

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(BPT) – Of all the things to love about spring — coming out of winter blues, seeing trees start to bud and flowers begin to bloom — another one is how it can help us re-focus on our health. Between the ability to spend stretches of time outside again, and a renewed sense of purpose…

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Why regular testing is critical for protecting women’s heart health

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(BPT) – JoAnne Foody, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Chief Medical Officer at Esperion Whether it’s February (American Heart Month), September (National Cholesterol Education Month) or any month in between, we in the cardiovascular community aim to raise awareness about heart disease prevention in order to help people lead healthier lives year-round. Unfortunately, according to the Centers…

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How to support people with Graft-Versus-Host Disease

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(BPT) – Nineteen-year-old Meredith Cowden was nearly through her first year of art school when she started feeling sick. She visited her school’s clinic and received a diagnosis of mono, along with antibiotics, and looked forward to feeling better soon. Instead, her symptoms worsened, leading her to the emergency room — where she received a…

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