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Whiplash

Depending on the severity of the injury, whiplash may be treated with a range of interventions, including immobilization with a neck brace, medication, exercises, and in extreme circumstances, surgery.


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Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

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AEDs Safe for Young Children

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) -- devices that shock the heart to restore a normal heartbeat after a life-threatening heart rhythm -- are safe for children as young as age 1, according to the American Heart Association. Until recently, they were approved only for people ages 8 and older.

Healthy Living

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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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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