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Appendicitis

An inflamed appendix is usually surgically removed during an emergency procedure called an appendectomy. Delay in treatment could cause the appendix to rupture, resulting in a serious infection.


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Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems

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A Better Abs Workout

If you use an exercise ball for your abdominal workout, here's how to increase the challenge: Keep your eyes closed when you're doing the exercises. With your eyes closed, your muscles will work harder to keep you balanced.

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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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