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Congestive Heart Failure

CHF is a chronic condition with reduced life expectancy. In the case of valvular defect, surgical intervention may be required.


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Health Highlights: Aug 2, 2015

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Health Tip of the Day

Bigger Fries

Here's more proof that restaurant meals are bigger than ever, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. The weight of an average order of French fries now is 7.1 ounces, compared with 2.4 ounces in 1955.

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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.

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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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