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Video Capsule Endoscopy

Detailed dietary instructions are given to the patient prior to this procedure. It is important to avoid areas with strong magnetic fields and to discuss potential complications with your doctor.


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Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Health Tip of the Day

Preventing Yeast Infections

Vaginal yeast infections are quite common in women: Three-fourths of women will have a yeast infection at some point, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). To help prevent a yeast infection, don't use a douche, feminine hygiene sprays, deodorant sanitary pads or tampons, or bubble bath, the AAFP says. These products appear to alter vaginal acidity and can lead to a yeast infection.

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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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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