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Stable angina

Living better, preventing heart attack

Stable angina produces symptoms such as sensation of squeezing or pressure in the chest in a predictable way, such as occurring a few minutes after starting a walk. This makes it hard to do activities you enjoy, but there are effective ways to improve symptoms — and to reduce your risk of future heart attack.

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Sudden but temporary memory loss. Is it a stroke?

A: Watching a loved one lose their memory — even if only temporarily — can be a distressing experience. Because serious conditions such as a stroke or seizure can cause memory loss, always seek immediate medical attention if experiencing these symptoms. You did the right thing in going to... Read More

What can I do for a vaginal yeast infection that won't go away?

A: Not every vaginal irritation or discharge needs to be looked at by a health care provider. However, since you've completed a course of anti-yeast medication with no improvement, it's important to get it checked out. Your provider can identify the cause of symptoms and recommend appropriate treatment. Yeast... Read More