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Worn Out!

See how osteoarthritis eats away at the protective cushioning in the knee, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. And learn how a knee replacement can renew your quality of life.

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The Healing Arts

Test your knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine.  

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Why Does The Doctor Press On My Abdomen?

Ever wonder what the doctor is feeling for when he or she presses on your belly? Read on and find out the mystery behind palpation and percussion.

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Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

A recent study suggests more women are trying bioidentical hormone therapy to ease symptoms of menopause. Is it right for you?

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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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    True or false: The most serious effects of lead exposure in children are vomiting and weight loss? Learn the answer by taking the Lead Safety Quiz.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

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    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

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      This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what you can expect during recovery and rehabilitation.

      Many women drink alcohol – whether it’s to celebrate a special event or maybe to relax with friends. An occasional drink usually isn’t a concern. Moderate amounts of alcohol may even protect against coronary heart disease.

         

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