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Lumbar Fusion

Repeat x-rays of the spine should be done at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years to ensure that the new bone is healing properly.


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2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

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Preventing Mold

Mold in your home can cause allergic reactions and a worsening of asthma symptoms. To prevent mold growth, follow these tips from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Reduce humidity with air conditioners, dehumidifiers and fans. Remove decaying debris from the yard, roof and gutters. Vent bathrooms and dryers. Fix any water leaks immediately.

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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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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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