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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

If you experience any of the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases or PID, seek medical attention. Early detection and treatment is key to preventing unfortunate medical outcomes.

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Health Tip of the Day

Washing Produce

Should you wash fresh fruits and vegetables before eating them? The Food and Drug Administration says that washing produce in plain water can help eliminate any pesticide residues left on the food. Supermarkets don't wash produce before putting it out for sale. Use plain water -- no soap -- and scrub with a brush when appropriate. For leafy vegetables like lettuce and cabbage, discard the outer leaves.

Healthy Living

Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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