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Periarthritis of the Shoulder

The condition rarely appears in people under age 40. An arthrogram may be needed to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment can include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) and physical therapy. However, it may take up to a year to see improvement. Arthroscopic surgery and shoulder...

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Diet and Exercise Help the Heart

A rigorous, short-term diet and exercise program can reduce the risk of heart disease, says the American Heart Association. A study of obese men found those who consumed a diet high in whole grains, vegetables and fruit and who took a daily walk for 45 to 60 minutes lowered their blood pressure. High blood pressure is a risk factor for congestive heart failure, kidney disease, coronary artery disease and stroke.

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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.

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