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Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Global Health Affected by Unhealthy Habits
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Bypass Surgery and Booze May Not Mix
Women who have undergone gastric bypass surgery may want to be careful with that glass of celebratory champagne.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
Meeting UN Health Goals Could Save Millions of Lives
Some of the biggest killers worldwide are diseases that can largely be prevented: heart disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancers and diabetes. But it will require some effort.
Drinking Habits Varied After Weight Loss Surgery
Previous research has suggested that people who have surgery to lose weight tend to drink more alcohol after the surgery, but new research suggests this may not be true.
Food and Drink that Disrupt Sleep
Trouble sleeping? Your diet may be the culprit. 
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.