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Taking time off doesn't have to mean distant travel

Aug 13, 2018

If you’re looking to squeeze in a vacation before the hectic fall schedule resumes, visions of exotic beaches or sightseeing abroad may come to mind. But enjoying time off work doesn’t have to mean distant travel or hefty spending.

Obesity may increase risk for peripheral artery disease

Aug 9, 2018

People with obesity are known to be at increased risk for coronary heart disease, the most common type of heart disease. Now, a new study shows obesity may also increase the chance of developing peripheral artery disease.

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