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Understanding the difference between heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest
Dear Doctor: I’m a 56-year-old man. I have been out of breath lately and have had some mild chest pains. My doctor wants me to have a stress test. Is it really necessary? What will it entail? Dear Reader: The purpose of a stress test is to see how someone’s heart [...]
Taking the stairs has many health benefits
Bike commuting has become more prevalent in Southern California and many cities across the country, and the health benefits of pedaling to work, such as an effective calorie-burning cardiovascular workout, are obvious. But what about [...]