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How the Valves Work

There are several disorders that can affect valve function, including valvular regurgitation and valvular stenosis.


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Health Tip of the Day

A Heavy Burden

More than half of children who use a backpack for school carry loads that are more than 15 percent of their body weight, according to the American Physical Therapy Association. Fifteen percent of body weight is considered the maximum safe weight for children to carry in a pack. If your child carries a heavy pack, discuss which items might be left at home or school to lighten the load.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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