He Had Chest Pain and Dangerously Low Blood Pressure. What Was Wrong?

Could a wayward breath mint have caused his symptoms?

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His Legs Suddenly Felt Paralyzed. Could Intense Workouts Be the Cause?

When he tried to get up, he realized he couldn’t move. His weakness had a surprising cause — and an even more surprising cause behind the cause.

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These Everyday Toxins May Be Hurting Pregnant Women and Their Babies

PFAS, industrial chemicals used to waterproof jackets and grease-proof fast-food containers, may disrupt pregnancy with lasting effects.

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