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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

Injuries to the ACL are usually sports related. However a torn, stretched, or ruptured ACL can also be caused by repetitive physical stress, such as excessive pivoting or twisting of the knee. ACL injuries generally cause swelling, stiffness, and pain. Many times, a noticeable "popping" noise can be...


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Health Tip of the Day

Teaching Your Child a Second Language

  • Start teaching your child early.

  • Make sure to speak the second language some of the time so your child can use what she's learning.

  • Provide language in a natural setting.

  • Separate the two languages when you speak to your child.

  • Teach your child to read and write the language, not just to speak it.

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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