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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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Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study

Researchers stress need for research to find better interventions, treatments, to lower future spending

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Smart Meal Ordering

To keep a restaurant meal lower in calories, start the meal with water instead of ordering a soda, according to IDEA, an association of fitness instructors in San Diego. When you order a fast-food meal, avoid the temptation to super-size. Remember, the recommended serving size for meat and poultry is 3 ounces, or about the size of a deck of cards.

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Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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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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