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How the Valves Work

There are several disorders that can affect valve function, including valvular regurgitation and valvular stenosis.


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Early Treatment With Flu Antivirals May Shorten Seniors' Hospital Stay

Study found it also cut need for more care after discharge

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Tap or Bottle?

Bottled water is a popular beverage, but it may not be any better than tap water, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Some bottled water is treated more than tap water, but other bottled water is not treated as much or at all. When you buy a bottle of water, read the label to find out exactly what you're getting for your money.

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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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