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LASIK Eye Surgery

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


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A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

Health Tip of the Day

Typing Your Blood

Your blood type falls in one of four categories: A, B, O or AB. According to the American Red Cross, the largest group is the type O, with about 45 percent of Americans falling into this category. The next largest is type A, at 40 percent. Type B is about 11 percent of the population, and type AB is 4 percent.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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