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  • Understanding Unconventional Medicine

    While many health care providers once snickered at the idea of using yoga or herbs to heal the body, many have warmed to the idea. Complementary and alternative medicine isn’t so out of the ordinary anymore.

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  • Think Extra Pounds Are No Biggie?

    Obesity increases your risk for heart disease, certain cancers, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, stroke, and many other health problems. Now, some research indicates obesity may also affect your brain and your offspring. Find out whether you're in the danger zone.

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  • From Kitchen to Bathroom, Oatmeal's a Winner

    Oatmeal can do more than make for a hearty morning meal. It can also serve as a star ingredient in cosmetics and other personal care products.

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High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
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    Each year, more than a million Americans die of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Low-dose aspirin therapy is one weapon in the arsenal against heart disease that also includes healthy dieting, adequate exercise, and not smoking. Learn more about aspirin's role in combating heart disease by taking this quiz

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

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

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      A hip fracture occurs when the hip bone cracks or breaks. Hear about how a hip fracture is treated and what steps you can take to prevent it.