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An IUD may not be appropriate for all women, and it is not recommended for women who have had recurrent pelvic infections, abnormal vaginal bleeding, or uterine cancer. It is important to remember that an IUD will not offer protection from sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.


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Depression Linked to Death of Many Heart Failure Patients

Researcher recommends counseling as first step

Health Tip of the Day

The Freezer Life of 10 Foods

Here's how long these foods can safely stay in the freezer: bacon, 1 month; beef (roast), 6-12 months; butter, 6-9 months; chicken, 9-12 months; cooked meats, 2-3 months; ham, 1-2 months; hamburger, 2-3 months; lean fish, 6 months; margarine, 4-6 months; and pork chops, 3-4 months.

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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Asthma
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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Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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