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Ovariectomy

There are several methods for removing the ovaries, and it is important to discuss with a physician which method is most appropriate.


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Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People

Study findings echo those of Parkinson's patients taking meds to increase dopamine levels

Health Tip of the Day

Kids Need Limits in Their Lives

  • Sleep. Your child needs rest. Bedtime should be set after considering both the child's needs and the family routine.

  • Food. Children will resist trying new food. Parents should accept this and focus less on the quantity of food consumed and more on the nutritional quality. Parents need to teach children that health comes from eating a variety of items.

  • Aggression. Children need to learn non-violent ways to handle frustration. Anything that hurts another person is worth doing something about. It's also effective -- and important -- to "catch" your child behaving well, experts say.

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

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.

Your Family

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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