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Menopause

Because of the decreased estrogen levels, women who have experienced menopause are at increased risk for osteoporosis and heart disease. Patients and their physicians should discuss the risks and benefits of replacing the missing hormones with medicine.


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As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

Health Tip of the Day

Candy's Not Dandy

People who store candy in a dish on their desks at work eat about three more pieces per day than those who put theirs in a drawer, nutrition experts say. Instead of candy, why not keep fresh or dried fruit on your desk?

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

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