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An effective "MMR" vaccine for measles is usually given in combination with vaccines for mumps and the less severe German measles, or rubella. This vaccine contains weakened or killed forms of the virus which stimulates the body's immune system to "recognize" the virus as foreign. Therefore, the...

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1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC

Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

Health Tip of the Day

Combo Helps Relax

Doing aerobics isn't the only workout that will relax you. Spending a total of an hour doing a mix of cardiovascular exercises and strength training produces as much of a calming effect as does doing only aerobics, say researchers at Indiana University.

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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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