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Microdermabrasion

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to the procedure.


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Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects

Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

Health Tip of the Day

Piercing Risks Oral Health

Tongue piercing can put athletes at risk for serious medical and dental consequences, says the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). One study found that one tongue piercing in five results in infection from contaminated puncture wounds. Damage to teeth from tongue jewelry is also common, as is damage to the lungs or intestines if the jewelry is dislodged and swallowed.

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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