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Blood Viscosity: Earlier, More Accurate Prediction of Cardiovascular Event Risk Ralph Holsworth, DO, recently shared a story with me about a patient he had in Colorado many years ago. He was an intern in a Denver hospital when he admitted a patient diagnosed as having a blood clot in his leg. Dr...
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Dehydration Impairs Physical Performance Dehydration is not simply an issue for the sick and elderly.  Athletes who are dehydrated are well-known to suffer from impaired performances, which has resulted in the development of guidelines for fluid replacement in physically demanding sports...
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Important Associations between Temperature and Cardiovascular Death Two large epidemiologic studies have confirmed a significant link between cold weather and higher incidence of heart attacks.  Numerous prior studies have looked at associations between climate and mortality rates, and there is a...
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