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Though babies are born with a natural sucking reflex, they must still learn to breastfeed. During breastfeeding, it is important that the infant maintain appropriate mouth-nipple placement; this assures that the baby is receiving a proper amount of milk and that breastfeeding experience will be...


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Calcium Is Critical

Calcium is an important mineral that helps keep bones and teeth strong and helps maintain proper function of the heart, muscles and nerves, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Good sources of calcium include low-fat or nonfat milk, low-fat cheese and low-fat yogurt; dark green leafy vegetables; nuts; and calcium-fortified foods, such as orange juice, cereal, bread, soy beverages and tofu.

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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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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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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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