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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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After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist

But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

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Varying Your Workout

Instead of spending all of your workout time on just one machine at the gym or health club, rotate among different machines for a more complete workout. If you have a half-hour to exercise, for instance, spend 10 minutes on the treadmill, another 10 on the stair climber and the final 10 on the stationary bicycle.

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Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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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.

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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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