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An effective "MMR" vaccine for measles is usually given in combination with vaccines for mumps and the less severe German measles, or rubella. This vaccine contains weakened or killed forms of the virus which stimulates the body's immune system to "recognize" the virus as foreign. Therefore, the...

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Today in Health News

1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC

Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

Health Tip of the Day

Combo Helps Relax

Doing aerobics isn't the only workout that will relax you. Spending a total of an hour doing a mix of cardiovascular exercises and strength training produces as much of a calming effect as does doing only aerobics, say researchers at Indiana University.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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Older Adult's Health
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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