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The vagina is a muscular tube that can expand to accommodate the baby's head and shoulders. Uterine contractions continue until the baby and the placenta are delivered.

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Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Warm Up First

For each weight lifting exercise you do, do a warm-up set first. Do 8 to 12 repetitions of the exercise using about half your regular weight, so your muscles will be better prepared to lift the heavier weight, say experts at the American Council on Exercise.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

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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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