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Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

Graft-versus-host disease can occur when the donor's cells are recognized by the patient's (host's) body as foreign. To prevent graft-versus-host disease and graft rejection, medications are usually given to the patient for the first 3-6 months following transplantation.

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Health Tip of the Day

Moderate Workout Better

People who regularly work out at moderate intensity are more likely to stick with their exercise routines than those who work out at high intensity, say researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville. A high-intensity workout may seem like drudgery to some people, and that decreases their motivation to continue. Whatever your workout level, be sure to check with your doctor before beginning a new fitness routine.

Healthy Living

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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