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Ectopic Pregnancy

If the pregnancy continues without intervention, it could cause the fallopian tube to rupture, resulting in life-threatening intraabdominal bleeding. Because of this risk, an ectopic pregnancy is considered a medical emergency and immediate medical attention is required.

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1 in 8 U.S. Kids Not Protected Against Measles: Report

Researchers point to lower vaccination rates in explaining the troubling trend

Health Tip of the Day

A Hiker's Essentials

If you are planning hike, you should bring these items in your pack: water, extra food, trail map, compass, extra clothing, flashlight or headlamp and extra batteries, waterproof matches, pocket knife, first aid kit and a whistle or a signal mirror.

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

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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