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Liver Cirrhosis

Damage to the liver from alcoholism or illness causes scar tissue to develop in the healthy liver tissue. Scar tissue prevents blood from flowing through the liver, preventing it from functioning properly. If the underlying cause of cirrhosis continues, for example, if a person with alcoholism...

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A Better School Lunch

Here are some ideas on how to make your child's school lunch healthier: Make sandwiches using whole-wheat bread. If your child likes mayonnaise as a sandwich spread, choose the low-fat or nonfat variety. Chicken and turkey are good, lower-fat sandwich choices. Besides the sandwich, pack some baby carrots or cherry tomatoes, as well as fruit. A healthy alternative to soda as a lunch beverage is nonfat chocolate milk or plain milk.

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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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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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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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