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Myocardial Infarction

The extent of damage sustained by the heart during an MI depends on the severity and location of the blockage, and the speed at which medical treatment is received. Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent atherosclerosis, and to lower the risk for developing a heart attack.


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Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

Health Tip of the Day

Making Your Deli Order More Healthful

The deli's a delicious place for lunch, but many sandwiches can be high in fat and sodium. You can cut half the fat in a pastrami-on-rye by asking for turkey pastrami instead of beef pastrami. You'll save 20 grams of fat by making the switch.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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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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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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