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TomoTherapy

Each rotation will treat a slice of the tumor target, precisely focusing the radiation around the entire tumor.The overall effect is to protect the normal tissue, by only exposing it to a small dose of radiation, while the tumor receives a larger, potentially more effective dose.


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Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

Health Tip of the Day

Cool Lunches

When packing school lunches or your lunch for the office, use an insulated lunch pack or box. Brown bags don't work well because they aren't insulated and can become soggy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends using freezer gel packs or small frozen juice packs to keep foods cold. The gel packs will keep foods cold until lunchtime, but won't work for all-day storage, the FDA says. Any food left over after lunch that can't be refrigerated should be discarded.

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.

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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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