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Heart-Lung Machine

During a heart-lung bypass, oxygen-poor blood is first diverted from the upper chambers of the heart and is directed to a reservoir in the heart-lung machine. The blood is then transferred to the oxygenator, which infuses the blood with oxygen. Next, a pump returns the blood to the patient's...

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Aristada Approved for Schizophrenia

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Keeping Food Fresh

Storing dry foods in airtight containers will help them stay fresh longer, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Flour should last for one year; granulated sugar, two years; pasta, one year; cold cereal, one year; and dried beans, peas and lentils, one year.

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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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Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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