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Did you know? Certain symptoms, such as headaches, nosebleeds, dizziness, a flushed face, and fatigue, are commonly attributed to high blood pressure but actually occur equally often in people who do not have high blood pressure. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2kW4JEF
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Did you know? Women experience the discomfort of angina differently than men and are more likely to have a burning sensation or tenderness in the back, shoulders, arms, or jaw. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2jATsKW
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Combining exercise with dieting greatly enhances weight loss because exercise increases the number of calories the body uses. For example, when running your body may burn between 6 to 8 calories per minute. http://bit.ly/2jpJnil
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Most people can eventually give blood even if they are disqualified at first because most conditions that disqualify donors are temporary.
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Celebrate National Folic Acid Awareness Week by learning more about the importance of folate in your diet and share this information with your fav mom-to-be: http://bit.ly/2i9YHvm #ShareMedKnowledge
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It's recommended to limit fat intake to less than about 30% of daily total calories, limit saturated fats to less than 10%, and eliminate trans fats. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2iePkLP
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Knowledge Refresher:
Hyperthyroidism represents an overactive thyroid gland and hypothyroidism is having an under-active thyroid.

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No instance of HIV transmission through coughing, sneezing, or a mosquito bite has ever been documented. http://bit.ly/2hwr0sB
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Colds are most contagious during the first couple of days after symptoms develop and are spread mainly when a person’s hands come in contact with nasal secretions from an infected person. Click to refresh your knowledge of colds: http://bit.ly/2gTnCTr
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Did you know? Some people who have celiac disease do not have any digestive symptoms. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2hthTrY
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