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Fetal Development

At this point the baby will be cleaned and checked for good health before being placed on its mother's chest to rest and bond.


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Health Tip of the Day

Emergency Preparedness

No one wants to experience an emergency, but it's best to be prepared. Here are some tips from the American College of Emergency Physicians that all members of your household should know:

  • Keep a first-aid kit in your home, as well as in your car.

  • Know the warning signs for conditions such as stroke or heart attack.

  • Organize your family's medical information. You should keep a list of medications and dosages that are taken by you and other family members.

  • Look through your house for safety hazards and eliminate them.

  • Take a first-aid class.

  • Keep emergency numbers near the telephones in your home.

 

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.

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Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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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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