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Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment of cystic fibrosis varies according to the stage of the disease and which organs are affected.

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Frequent Heartburn May Signal More Serious Digestive Problem

Could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and treatments can help, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Wintertime Hair Tip

The best way to combat dry winter hair is to apply shampoo to your hair and then add conditioner on top of the shampoo. Lather both into the hair at the same time, rinse clean, then condition again separately. The first dose of conditioner counteracts the drying effects of the shampoo's cleansing agents.

Healthy Living

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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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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

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