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Manage Inflammation Naturally

by North Memorial

Inflammation is your body’s way of healing itself in response to an injury, infection or exposure to a harmful substance. Symptoms include redness, swelling, pain and heat. Inflammation is classically viewed as an acute, short-term response such as skin healing from a cut; however, it is not always beneficial...

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Blood Pressure 101

by North Memorial

High blood pressure or hypertension is the most common cardiovascular disease with more than 30 percent of American adults affected by it. Men and women have a similar risk for developing high blood pressure but, after the onset of menopause, women are actually at a higher risk...

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