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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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Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Getting older can affect your oral health. Some health conditions can affect your mouth, making problems you already have worse. That’s why is especially important to get good dental care as an older adult.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

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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.

      MULTIMEDIA

      An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose illnesses such as acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during the actual procedure, as well as its benefits, and any potential risks.

      A simple glass of milk can do a lot for your health. Thanks to the "Got Milk" campaign, many women know that it packs a healthy punch of calcium and vitamin D – two nutrients critical for strong bones.

         

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