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Lumbar Fusion

Repeat x-rays of the spine should be done at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years to ensure that the new bone is healing properly.


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12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

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Low-Sugar Jam on Toast

One way to cut back on saturated fat in your diet is to eliminate the butter on your breakfast toast. Instead, use low-sugar jam. It contains no fat.

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If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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