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The Wet Blanket of Depression

Learn the signs and symptoms of depression and what works for treatment.

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Breastfeeding Quiz

Do you know all the advantages of breastfeeding? How much should your baby eat? Take this quiz to find out the basics on breastfeeding. 

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Grilled Salmon Steaks

Here's the 4-1-1 on how to grill salmon steaks for a healthy summer dinner. 

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Protect Against the Pain of Shingles

If you've had chickenpox, you're at risk for shingles. But a shot can help prevent this painful condition. Ask your doctor about this important vaccine, especially if you're over 50.

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    The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or sometimes numbness, in or under the skin. You may also feel ill with fever, chills, headache, or upset stomach.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

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    This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.

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      Sigmoidoscopy allows a doctor to examine the lower portion of your colon using a thin tube. It may be used to help diagnose certain intestinal problems that can cause symptoms such as constipation or diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Abnormal growths may also be detected. This video describes a sigmoidoscopy and how it may inform you about your colorectal health.

      To many people, grilling signifies summer. Favored spoils of the season: steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, and ribs. You may also want to toss some bison on those grates.

         

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