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Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia

Anemia is diagnosed with a simple blood test. If it is determined that you have chemotherapy-induced anemia, medicines such as erythropoietin are available. Erythropoietin, or EPO, is a naturally occurring hormone that is produced by the kidneys. EPO stimulates the body to produce red blood cells. A...


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Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

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Rinsing Off Pollen

If you have seasonal allergies, you should change your clothes and shower after spending time outside to remove the pollen from your skin and hair, allergy experts say. Showering will remove the pollen before it gets on your clothes and pillow, causing more allergic reactions.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Older Adult's Health
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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