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Esophageal Cancer

Surgery is the most common treatment for either type of esophageal cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy may also be used. New types of treatments, such as laser therapy and photodynamic therapy may be used to ease symptoms.


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Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare

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Health Tip of the Day

Keeping Children Safe on the Slopes

  • Get your child to wear wrist guards and a helmet.

  • Rent or buy equipment from a shop that knows the right way to fit boots and bindings. The staff also can help you pick a board of the right length.

  • Pay for lessons from a certified instructor.

  • Dress children in layers of clothing for protection from injuries and cold.

  • Train children to stay alert, take time to rest and not overextend themselves.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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