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Ruptured Eardrum

Sadly, much of hearing loss is preventable and a little prevention can assure you never risk suffering from noise-induced hearing loss.


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1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

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Children and Secondhand Smoke

Exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of asthma, respiratory illness, middle ear infections and tooth decay in children. Eighty-five percent of kids have cotinine in their blood. Cotinine is a byproduct of nicotine and shows that the child has been exposed to nicotine, the ALA says.

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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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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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