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Video Capsule Endoscopy

Detailed dietary instructions are given to the patient prior to this procedure. It is important to avoid areas with strong magnetic fields and to discuss potential complications with your doctor.


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Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Health Tip of the Day

Back Pain a Common Problem

Four in five people will be affected by lower back pain at some point in their lives. Most back pain will ease with rest and over-the-counter pain relievers, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Applying cold compresses or ice for 20 minutes several times a day also may help. Talk to your health care provider if the pain doesn't ease after these self-care steps.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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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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