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Myelography

The doctor will view the x-ray film, or myelogram, to determine the location and type of the damage to the spinal cord, and then determine appropriate therapy.


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Health Tip of the Day

Getting Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

  • Try different vegetables in different ways, like standing broccoli florets in mashed potatoes and calling them "trees in the snow."

  • Steam vegetables lightly so they taste better.

  • Eat vegetables yourself as a good example to your kids.

  • Go to a farm where you can pick your own vegetables, or plant a garden.

  • Cut carrots, celery or green peppers into dipping sticks and serve with a low-fat dip.

  • Use red bell peppers, bright carrot strips and different types of lettuce to brighten up the meal. Bake shoestring "fries" out of sweet potatoes.

  • Don't give up: They might eat those green beans next time.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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