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Sacroiliac Joint

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


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Animation: Cholesterol Animation
Calculator: Due Date Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Heart Disease Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) Podcast
Quiz: Senior Oral Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Prenatal Testing

Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Health Tip of the Day

Cross-Training Tips for Walkers

  • Build biceps and triceps by using hand weights.

  • Build muscle support for your spine by swimming.

  • Increase your upper-body flexibility by playing a weekly game of golf.

  • Play tennis or basketball to train your muscles for explosive movement and to develop concentration and upper-body flexibility.

  • When you work out on strength-training equipment, keep your heart rate in the training range.

  • Do anaerobic training to build your endurance and power.

  • Get a little exercise while you're relaxing. Take a recreational bicycle ride or swim with your children to tone muscles.

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

Asthma
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.

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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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