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CVC and PICC

Both CVC and PICC lines allow long-term venous access without having frequent needle sticks. Some treatments can even be given at home with a CVC. Both CVC and PICC lines have a high risk for infection. Sterile techniques must be used at all times.


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Health Tip of the Day

The Freezer Life of 10 Foods

Here's how long these foods can safely stay in the freezer: bacon, 1 month; beef (roast), 6-12 months; butter, 6-9 months; chicken, 9-12 months; cooked meats, 2-3 months; ham, 1-2 months; hamburger, 2-3 months; lean fish, 6 months; margarine, 4-6 months; and pork chops, 3-4 months.

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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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