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Ectopic Pregnancy

If the pregnancy continues without intervention, it could cause the fallopian tube to rupture, resulting in life-threatening intraabdominal bleeding. Because of this risk, an ectopic pregnancy is considered a medical emergency and immediate medical attention is required.

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Health Tip of the Day

10 Steps for Migraine Sufferers

  • Seek help. Be a self-advocate.

  • Educate yourself about migraine so you'll know what to tell your doctor.

  • Visit a doctor specifically about your headaches.

  • Prepare for a dialogue with your doctor. Keep a headache diary.

  • Have reasonable expectations about treatment.

  • Be honest about all current medications and other medical conditions.

  • Focus on solutions. Be positive.

  • Ask for detailed instructions on taking medication -- and follow them.

  • Partner with your physician for treatment success.

  • Follow up regularly with your doctor.

Healthy Living

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.

Health Centers

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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