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  • The Connection Between Stress and Pain

    Stress and chronic pain have a complex relationship. Living with pain day after day can be stressful—and stress can make chronic pain even worse.

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  • 4 Questions to Ask Yourself As You Age

    While no one wants to think about going it alone as they age, you should be prepared in case you find yourself in that situation. Asking yourself four questions can help you make sure you’re prepared for the future.

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  • Furniture Falls Can Hurt Kids

    Even the most safety-conscious parents may miss this danger to children—a piece of furniture, a television, or an appliance tipping over when a child is climbing on it or another child pushes it over.

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Cholesterol
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.
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.
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.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    The itching caused by athlete's foot can be intense. Named for the active people who seem most prone to this condition, athlete's foot can affect even couch potatoes. Find out more by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.

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      If you have diabetes, you'll need to make changes in what you eat. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up all your favorite foods. See how easy it is to eat well and take care of your health at the same time.

      Detailed information on arthroplasty, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the anatomy of the knee, hip, and types of joints.

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