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Episiotomy

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to the procedure.


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FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

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Health Tip of the Day

What's Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

You may be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes if you answer "yes" to two or more of these questions:

  • Are you more than 20 percent overweight?

  • Are you over age 40?

  • Does an immediate family member have diabetes?

  • Are you of American Indian, African American or Hispanic background?

  • Do you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high triglyceride levels?

  • Did you ever have high blood sugar during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)?

  • Did you have a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth?

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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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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