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Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

After being removed from the blood, stem cells are frozen. Following cancer treatment, the stem cells are thawed and then drawn into a syringe so they can be returned or "transplanted" back into the body through a central line. In the first two weeks following the procedure, the immune system will...


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Health Tip of the Day

Roundworm Safety

To keep your family and pets safe from roundworms and hookworms, follow these tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Have your puppy or kitten dewormed; keep your pet on a medication program to keep it from getting worms; keep play areas, lawn and garden free of animal waste by bagging and disposing of feces and covering sandboxes when not in use.

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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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