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Esophageal Cancer

Surgery is the most common treatment for either type of esophageal cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy may also be used. New types of treatments, such as laser therapy and photodynamic therapy may be used to ease symptoms.


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Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare

But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Keeping Children Safe on the Slopes

  • Get your child to wear wrist guards and a helmet.

  • Rent or buy equipment from a shop that knows the right way to fit boots and bindings. The staff also can help you pick a board of the right length.

  • Pay for lessons from a certified instructor.

  • Dress children in layers of clothing for protection from injuries and cold.

  • Train children to stay alert, take time to rest and not overextend themselves.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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