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Blood flowing through the heart is usually silent. A heart murmur is blood flow that makes a noise. Turbulent blood flow in or near the heart creates extra heart sounds, which can be heard with a stethoscope. This video explains how a heart murmur occurs and when it is a cause for concern.
You’re home from combat, but can’t seem to leave it behind. This is PTSD. Know you are not alone, and you CAN find relief.
If you have asthma, you can still breathe and live well. Here, find tips and tools to help you manage the condition.
Being involved means thinking of yourself as a partner in your healthcare. When you visit a provider, speak up. Say what’s on your mind. And ask questions when you don’t understand.
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Last updated December 9, 2015