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Vasectomy

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


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Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Health Tip of the Day

Cross-Training Tips for Walkers

  • Build biceps and triceps by using hand weights.

  • Build muscle support for your spine by swimming.

  • Increase your upper-body flexibility by playing a weekly game of golf.

  • Play tennis or basketball to train your muscles for explosive movement and to develop concentration and upper-body flexibility.

  • When you work out on strength-training equipment, keep your heart rate in the training range.

  • Do anaerobic training to build your endurance and power.

  • Get a little exercise while you're relaxing. Take a recreational bicycle ride or swim with your children to tone muscles.

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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