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Diet and lifestyle changes can relieve some of the symptoms associated with GERD; however, in some cases medication or surgery are necessary.

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Chronic Gambling Linked to Depression, Impulsivity

Both should be treated at the same time, researchers say

Health Tip of the Day

Tips for New Dads

  • Make a commitment. Sit down and think about your role as a parent, even before the baby arrives. Planning will reduce anxiety and help prepare you for what's coming.

  • Attend prenatal classes with your spouse. You can get a head start on your fathering assignment during these classes.

  • Seek peer support. You can learn a great deal about fatherhood by talking to other dads who are already "on the job."

  • Don't waste energy fretting if you had no father model for your own parenting. If you're determined to get it right, and willing to learn as you go, you're likely to succeed.

Healthy Living

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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