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Back and Neck Braces

Regardless of the type of brace that is recommended, the goal of brace therapy is to provide support and promote healing of the injured region.


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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Clearing Up Dandruff

Dandruff shampoo should be rubbed into your hair thoroughly and not rinsed out for five minutes. Start by using the shampoo daily until your dandruff is controlled, then use it two to three times a week, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. If you use the shampoo, but see no improvement in a month, talk to your doctor about an alternative treatment.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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