Surviving a Family Trait | Brain Aneurysm Story – Rev. Arlicia R. Albert

Surviving a Family Trait | Brain Aneurysm Story – Rev. Arlicia R. Albert

(Arlicia) I had headaches for… I’ve always had migraine headaches I was actually living off a Tylenol PM and thought it was normal, you know, excedrin migraine was normal for me. That was, pop two excedrin migraine and keep doing what I’m doing. Aneurysms, uh, unfortunately are part of my family. My grandfather died of …

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Derek’s Back, Baby | The Joint Chiropractic

Derek’s Back, Baby | The Joint Chiropractic

My name is Derek, 36 years old, full-time truck driver, so I’m on the road for up to 60 hours a week, and I’ve been a patient at The Joint for five years. My job consists of a lot of sitting and driving, so a lot of lower back problems. And then I get a …

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3 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes – #OurHearts

3 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes – #OurHearts

Holly Nicastro: Welcome to the Our Hearts cooking demonstration. I’m Dr. Holly Nicastro, a nutrition scientist with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI. Joining me today is Carlene Thomas, a registered dietician nutritionist, a food photographer, and blogger. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for …

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Brain Aneurysm Story | Endovascular Coiling Surgery – Tom Tinlin (Survivor)

Brain Aneurysm Story | Endovascular Coiling Surgery – Tom Tinlin (Survivor)

(Tom) It was a Friday afternoon, a sudden onset worst headache of my life. Powered through the weekend chewing on tylenol, and Monday morning I go to my primary care and he tells me it’s stress. (Narrator) The fact is stress was nothing new to Tom Tinlin as Boston Transportation Commissioner and then highway administrator …

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Vaccines – A Public Health Achievement

Vaccines – A Public Health Achievement

CDC/HHS logo Immunization. Power to Protect. Hashtag Vaccines By The Numbers Between 2001 And 2010 the United States saw big declines in the number of cases of vaccine-preventable diseases, like rotavirus and pneumococcal disease. Making vaccines one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the decade. Despite this, outbreaks can still happen. Vaccines can …

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Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

(ASHLEY) I’m not in a monogamous relationship and I just want to make sure I’m protecting myself. (DEIJA) I don’t have a boyfriend but I do sometimes see someone I like. (MADELINE) I like boys and girls but I am not sexually active. (EDRIC) Because I’m sexually active I get myself tested every three months. …

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Heart Attack Prevention Tips

Heart Attack Prevention Tips

– Certainly a lot to live for Craig. Okay speaking of heart attacks, it’s important to know what you can do to lower your chances of suffering one. So today we’ve got some tips to help you care for your heart. First it’s important to avoid smoking and quit if you’re a smoker. – Smoking …

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The Voices of Healthy Aging

The Voices of Healthy Aging

We want people to die young as late in life as possible. That’s me, I’m living it. I’m 92 years young [laughter.] The Voices of Healthy Aging My name is Dr. Bernice Catherine Harper. I am 92 years young. I think I’m pretty lucky because I’ve utilized the whole concept of prevention. My internist, Dr. …

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