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An effective vaccine for mumps is available and is usually given in combination with vaccines for measles and the less severe German measles, or rubella. This MMR vaccine is given to all children following their first birthday, with a second dose usually given before entering school. The MMR vaccine...

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Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

A Banana Light Delight

A frozen banana on a stick makes a healthy snack. Insert an ice-cream stick into half a peeled banana, then crush a reduced-fat chocolate wafer and roll the banana in the crumbs. Wrap and freeze.

Healthy Living

There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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