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Calypso System

Calypso is currently FDA approved for use in the treatment of prostate cancer. This promising technology may eventually be used in the treatment of several other types of cancer.


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Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

New study of more than 2,800 people with depression might give clearer clues to state of mind, experts say

Health Tip of the Day

Buyer, Be Aware

If it sounds too good to be true, the old saying goes, it probably is. Here are some tips from the Food and Drug Administration on how to recognize quackery in health products. Watch out for products that:

  • Promise immediate, effortless results

  • Use words and phrases that include "breakthrough," "miracle" and "secret remedy"

  • Promise to work against a wide variety of illnesses or medical problems

 

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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Children'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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