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Breastfeeding

Though babies are born with a natural sucking reflex, they must still learn to breastfeed. During breastfeeding, it is important that the infant maintain appropriate mouth-nipple placement; this assures that the baby is receiving a proper amount of milk and that breastfeeding experience will be...


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Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking

Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor

Health Tip of the Day

A Healthy Dinner Out

  • Plan on taking home half of the main course of restaurant meals. Restaurant portions are almost always too large for one person.

  • Eat your lowest-calorie food first. Soup or salad is a good choice.

  • Beware of all-you-can-eat specials, buffets and unlimited salad bars -- it's too easy to overeat. If you do choose a buffet, fill up on the salad and vegetables first, and use the small plate, which holds less food.

 

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
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.

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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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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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