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Multiple Myeloma

Treatment can include chemotherapy, radiation, and stem cell transplants. Multiple myeloma is not a curable disease. Instead, treatment may be aimed at controlling symptoms and providing comfort care.


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Choosing Fats

When you are deciding which type of fat to buy, remember that unsaturated fats are the healthiest, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Good choices include margarines that are soft, light and free of trans fats; and oils such as corn, canola, olive, safflower, soybean and sunflower. Stick margarine contains trans fat, which should be limited in the diet. Butter, solid shortening, lard and fatback contain saturated fat.

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Fitness
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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