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Have Your Tonsils Gone Viral?

Many things can cause tonsillitis -- from Strep bacteria to Epstein-Barr. Effective treatment depends on the cause. Find out how to treat your sore throat.

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Check Your Halloween Facts Here

Every child looks forward to Halloween trick-or-treating. Make sure it's a safe one for your child and the children who visit your front door. Take this quiz on Halloween history and safety.

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Dental Sealants: A "Panic Room" for Your Teeth

Dental sealants are the most effective way to protect to your teeth from decay. They can even stop a cavity in its tracks. 

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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    Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

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    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who suffer a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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      Osteoarthritis most commonly affects the knees, hips, spine, and other weight-bearing joints in the body. Sometimes called the "wear and tear" arthritis, advancing age is a risk factor, but so are obesity and severe injury to the joint. This video discusses the symptoms, treatment, and steps you can take to minimize pain from osteoarthritis.

      How you feel physically can certainly influence how you feel mentally – and vice-versa. A prime example of that connection is diabetes and depression. Ongoing research suggests that people with either health condition are at higher risk of developing

         

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