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Extensive third degree burns can be fatal because the threat of infection is extremely high. In fact, bacterial infection is the leading cause of death in burn victims.

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Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Health Tip of the Day

For the Night-Shift, Don Shades

If you work at night, try wearing sunglasses on your drive home each morning. You'll probably sleep better during the day because the sunglasses will help fool your body into thinking it's evening, says the National Sleep Foundation.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

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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