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

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Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Health Tip of the Day

Keep Moving While On the Go

When you're packing for that next business trip, include a jump rope. That way, you can get in a cardiovascular workout wherever you are. Other ideas for on-the-go fitness, from IDEA, a California-based association of health and fitness professionals: Jog in the shallow end of a hotel pool or dog-paddle in the deep end. Hike through airports during layovers; to lighten your load while you do, store your bags in a locker.

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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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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