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Diabetic Retinopathy

Left untreated, diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness. It is important that persons with diabetes get regular eye examinations.


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Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors

Researchers say aging immune system doesn't significantly reduce injections' usefulness

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Ignoring the Appendix

The appendix has no known function in the human body, so doctors usually pay little attention to this organ until it becomes inflamed. Inflammation can cause pain in the lower right part of the abdomen, fever and nausea. Inflamed ovaries, diverticulitis and food poisoning can have similar symptoms, say experts at the University of Washington.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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

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