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Prenatal Heart Circulation

After birth, the foramen ovale and ductus arteriosus close as the baby begins to breathe. Oxygen-poor blood in the right side of the heart is now pumped through the pulmonary artery to the lungs. Oxygen-rich blood travels to the left side of the heart and is pumped through the aorta to the rest of...


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Store Meds in Original Containers

If you have young children in your home, always store medicines in their original containers. In case of accidental poisoning, it's important to know the ingredients in a drug product and the dosage so that any emergency instructions from the manufacturer can be researched, says the National Poison Control Center. While prescription medicines usually don't list ingredients, information on the label makes it possible for the contents to be identified.

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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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