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A pacemaker is a small device used to treat certain arrhythmias. During an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. Pacemakers send electrical pulses to keep your heart beating at a normal pace and rhythm. Pacemakers can also be used to keep your heart chambers beating in sync so that your heart can pump blood...

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Perform lung function test

Lung function tests, or PFTs, measure how well your lungs are working. They include tests that measure lung size and air flow, such as spirometry and lung volume tests. Other tests measure how well gases such as oxygen get in and out of your blood. These tests include pulse oximetry and arterial blood gas tests. Another lung function test, called f...

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Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior by another person or group of people. In bullying, there is always an actual or perceived power imbalance, and the aggression is repeated or is very likely to be repeated. Bullying also includes cyberbullying, a form of aggression that is committed electronically, such as via the Internet, email or mobile de...

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Placing the stent

Also known as coronary stent, carotid stent, airway stent. A stent is a small-mesh tube that holds open passageways in the body, such as weak or narrow arteries. Stents are often used to treat narrowed coronary arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart. The stent keeps the narrowed arteries open to allow enough blood to flow to the heart. ...

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Propolis (bees)

Propolis, also known as "bee glue," is a sticky substance collected by honey bees from the buds, bark, and resins of trees. Bees use propolis to strengthen their hives, protect them from intruders and ensure the health of their colony. But propolis also has remarkable benefits for human health. Propolis is known for its natural antimicrob...

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