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The Dangers of Vaping

Most people know that smoking increases risk for lung cancer and for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, long-term condition affecting the lungs that also includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema and is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. But there are several more reasons you should ditch cigarettes, vaping, and

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The Differences Between COVID-19, Flu, Allergies and Colds

When a sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, or cough appear, you might ask yourself, “Do I have COVID-19, the flu, allergies or a cold?” It is easy to get confused because each share similar symptoms. Bayhealth Vice President of Quality and Medical Affairs John Fink, MD, said to know for certain, you need to

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Ways to Treat Shingles

Did you know that one out of three people in the U.S. will develop the shingles virus in their lifetime? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there’s an estimated one million cases of shingles each year. Don’t be scared by those numbers- shingles is preventable and treatable. “One of the infections that primary care physicians

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Heart Health

Your heart is undeniably linked to your head—mentally, emotionally and physiologically. In many ways, this can be of benefit. However, there can be negatives associated with their connection too. Studies show that stroke survivors or those living with heart disease are at higher risk for anxiety and depression. The effects that poor mental health can

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Patient Never Misses A Beat

For most people, hearing they need heart surgery conjures feelings of anxiety—wondering how painful recovery will be, how large of a scar will be left, or what their life will be like afterward. Sheila Putnam knows this feeling first-hand. Putnam moved to Delaware from New York several years ago. Having lived with a heart murmur

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Walgreens supports heart and brain health through the American Heart Association’s Life Is Why campaign

Shoppers can support the life-saving work of the American Heart Association Walgreens is once again proud to support the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, through Life Is Why™, a cause marketing campaign benefitting the American Heart Association. Life Is Why inspires consumers to celebrate their

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Guest Blog Post: Bayhealth Interventional Cardiologist Roberto Scaffidi shares “Your health is too precious to take risks, learn the signs of a heart attack and stroke”

Your health is too precious to take risks–particularly when you’re having a medical emergency. Warning signs of a heart attack or stroke should never be ignored. Getting immediate care by calling 911 is the safest choice you can make, and it could save your life. Bayhealth’s emergency teams are ready to provide timely care to