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Endometriosis

During the portion of the menstrual cycle in which the endometrial layer grows, the cells located outside of the uterus also grow. When ovulation occurs and the egg is not fertilized, the endometrial cells slough off both inside and outside of the uterus, causing bleeding, intense cramping, and...


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Typing Your Blood

Your blood type falls in one of four categories: A, B, O or AB. According to the American Red Cross, the largest group is the type O, with about 45 percent of Americans falling into this category. The next largest is type A, at 40 percent. Type B is about 11 percent of the population, and type AB is 4 percent.

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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.

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Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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