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  • 8 Tips for a Healthy Winter

    Winter can be the season for seeking refuge in a package of cookies or savoring a bowl of vegetable soup. It can be a time for hibernating or for taking a refreshing walk in your coziest jacket. The choice is yours.

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  • What Is That Rash?

    Bumps and itchiness and redness, oh my! Discovering a rash on your skin can be alarming. Learn what it could be, and how to find relief.

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  • 'Tis the Season for Safety

    The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But they are also a busy time for emergency departments. Take steps to make sure your family is home for the holidays, not at the hospital.

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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
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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.
Women's Health
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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    Ear, nose, and throat problems affect both children and adults. Knowing how to prevent them and how to treat them if they occur can help you stay healthy. See what you know about the ears, nose, and throat by taking this true-false quiz.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.

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      A peak flow meter for asthma is like a thermometer for a fever - it helps you monitor what's going on inside your lungs by measuring airflow out of the lungs. The meter can tell you if your airways are narrowing well before asthma symptoms begin. Learn how to use a peak flow meter, how to find your "personal best," and how to set your peak flow zones.

      Detailed information on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

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