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Extensive third degree burns can be fatal because the threat of infection is extremely high. In fact, bacterial infection is the leading cause of death in burn victims.

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Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Health Tip of the Day

For the Night-Shift, Don Shades

If you work at night, try wearing sunglasses on your drive home each morning. You'll probably sleep better during the day because the sunglasses will help fool your body into thinking it's evening, says the National Sleep Foundation.

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.

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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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