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Epidural Anesthesia

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with the doctor prior to the procedure.


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How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track

Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Ideas for Coping with Mild Depression

  • Exercise regularly. Walking, bicycling, jogging, dancing and doing other aerobic exercise can improve your mood.

  • Don't abuse substances. Alcohol and illegal drugs are closely linked to depression. Their use can contribute to or worsen your condition.

  • Talk to someone. Talking with a friend or family member about events and situations that are causing you stress can help you gain perspective.

  • Join a support group. Talking to people can be very useful. Many hospitals and community mental-health centers sponsor self-help support groups.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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