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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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Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Health Tip of the Day

Signs of Depression in Kids

The warning signs of depression in youngsters often include:

  • Persistent sadness, not smiling or laughing.

  • Inability to enjoy favorite activities

  • Increased activity or irritability

  • Frequent complaints of physical illnesses, such as headaches or stomachaches

  • Frequent absences or poor performance in school

  • Persistent boredom, low energy or poor concentration

  • Major change in eating or sleeping patterns

Make an appointment with your child's pediatrician if you notice any of these warning signs.

Healthy Living

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.

Your Family

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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