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Multiple Myeloma

Treatment can include chemotherapy, radiation, and stem cell transplants. Multiple myeloma is not a curable disease. Instead, treatment may be aimed at controlling symptoms and providing comfort care.


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Today in Health News

Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

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

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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