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Achilles Tendon Tear

Surgery and casting, or casting alone, may be required to repair a torn Achilles tendon.


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Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say

Health Tip of the Day

Headache Pain

Be careful when you take medications to relieve headache pain. Taking three or more doses a day of a pain reliever for five or more days a week can lead to rebound headaches, according to the National Headache Foundation. Many headache sufferers don't realize this, and when rebound headaches occur, take even more medication, leading to a vicious cycle of pain.

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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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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

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