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Gastric Ulcers

Cigarette smoking, foods and beverages containing caffeine, alcohol use, and certain medications may contribute to the development of gastric ulcers.


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Health Tip of the Day

Be on the Lookout for Scaly Skin Patches

Actinic keratoses (AKs) -- rough, red, scaly patches, crusts or sores on the top layer of skin -- are common, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). If left untreated, some can progress to squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer that can be fatal. See your health care provider if you have AKs on any part of your body.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
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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Diabetes
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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