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Migraine

A health care provider should be seen if migraine symptoms are severe, persistent, recurrent or are accompanied by other symptoms. Preventive medications as well as avoiding "triggers" that have brought on a migraine in the past may reduce the number of migraine headaches.


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Donating Blood

Fewer than 5 percent of healthy Americans who could donate blood actually do so each year, according to the American Association of Blood Banks. The average donor is a college-educated white male, between the ages of 30 and 50, who is married and has an above-average income. On average, 38,000 units of red blood cells are needed each day in the United States for trauma victims, heart surgery, organ transplants and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases.

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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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