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An IUD may not be appropriate for all women, and it is not recommended for women who have had recurrent pelvic infections, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or uterine cancer. It is important to remember that an IUD will not offer protection from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.


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Animation: Colonoscopy Animation
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Clinical Wizard: Heart Disease Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Moist Chicken

Before frying skinless chicken breasts, nutrition experts recommend coating them with flour, cornstarch, breadcrumbs or spices. This procedure will seal in the juices and prevent the meat from drying out when it's cooked.

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.

Health Centers

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.

Your Family

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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