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Viral infections are the most common cause of pleurisy; however, it can also be caused by pneumonia, tuberculosis, cancer, chest injury, and other lung disorders. Treating pleurisy requires treating the underlying illness.

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Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2015

Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

Health Tip of the Day

Tap or Bottle?

Bottled water is a popular beverage, but it may not be any better than tap water, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Some bottled water is treated more than tap water, but other bottled water is not treated as much or at all. When you buy a bottle of water, read the label to find out exactly what you're getting for your money.

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.

Health Centers

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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Children's Health
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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