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Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment of cystic fibrosis varies according to the stage of the disease and which organs are affected.


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Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Health Tip of the Day

Preventing Listeriosis

Listeriosis is a serious illness caused by eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 2,500 people in the United States become seriously ill with listeriosis each year, most of them pregnant women, newborns and adults with weakened immune systems. To help prevent listeriosis, follow these suggestions from the CDC:

  • Thoroughly cook meats, including beef, pork or poultry.

  • Wash raw vegetables thoroughly before eating.

  • Keep uncooked meats separate from vegetables and from cooked foods and ready-to-eat foods.

  • Avoid unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products.

  • Wash your hands, knives and cutting boards after handling uncooked foods.

  • Eat perishable and ready-to-eat foods as soon as possible.

 

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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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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