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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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Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease

People with rare disorder lack key enzyme

Health Tip of the Day

Lean is better

You don't have to cut out red meat to eat healthfully. Buy lean cuts and limit yourself to no more than six ounces a day, according to the American Dietetic Association. (Three ounces of red meat is about the size of a deck of cards.) Look for the word "lean" on the label. Good choices include loin or round cuts.

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.

Health Centers

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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Children's Health
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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