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RAPIDO – a New Spanish Acronym to Raise Stroke Awareness

21/04/2021 06:00am | 2218 views

By American Heart Association News, HealthDay Reporter

Researchers have developed a new Spanish acronym aimed to raise awareness of stroke symptoms in the Hispanic community. Known as RAPIDO, it seeks to replicate the popular FAST mnemonic that exists in English.

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Faith Leaders Get COVID-19 Shot to Curb Vaccine Reluctance

18/04/2021 06:00am | 2172 views


More than two dozen faith leaders in the U.S. capital region have gotten vaccinated against the coronavirus in an event aimed at encouraging others to get the shot

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What's the Difference Between Weight Loss and Fat Loss?

10/04/2021 06:00am | 2453 views

Weight loss refers to a decrease in your overall body weight from muscle, water, and fat losses.

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Doctors: Heart Patients Shouldn'T Avoid Hospitals, Appointments Amid Covid-19

03/04/2021 06:00am | 840 views

Rebecca Brooks was torn about going to see her cardiologist during the coronavirus pandemic.

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How often to work out for health, strength, and weight loss

23/03/2021 06:00am | 2448 views

How often a person needs to work out to see results will depend on their fitness goals. Losing weight, building muscle, and increasing endurance and stamina each require a different approach to training.

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