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There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.


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CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

Health Tip of the Day

Preventing Cancer By Losing Weight

A 2003 study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) concluded that excess weight may account for 20 percent of cancer deaths in women and 14 percent of those in men. Earlier studies found that excess weight contributes to cancers of the breast, uterus, colon, rectum, kidney, esophagus and gall bladder. The ACS study also linked it to cancers of the cervix and ovary, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, pancreas, liver and, in men, the stomach and prostate.

Healthy Living

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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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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