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Myelography

The doctor will view the x-ray film, or myelogram, to determine the location and type of the damage to the spinal cord, and then determine appropriate therapy.


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After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Health Tip of the Day

Playing It Safe at Home

To help promote safety at home, the Environmental Protection Agency has a Web page designed for children. It focuses on common chemical products used in the home and where they might be found. Kids can take a house tour, work on puzzles and try a quiz.

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.

Health Centers

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.

Your Family

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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