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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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A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Keeping Peace With a 2-Year-Old

A child going through the "terrible twos" can be a handful. Here are suggestions for how to survive:

  • Use humor. If you sense a tantrum coming on, find a funny, positive way to distract your toddler.

  • Allow children to make some decisions. How vital is it that their clothes match?

  • Notice good behavior, not just things they do wrong.

  • Limit the choices. Say, "Do you want to watch 'Barney' or 'Sesame Street?'" not, "What do you want to do?"

  • Make sure they get enough sleep. A tired child can be cranky.

  • Avoid bedtime battles. Introduce some quiet activities shortly before bedtime.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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