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Calypso System

Calypso is currently FDA approved for use in the treatment of prostate cancer. This promising technology may eventually be used in the treatment of several other types of cancer.


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5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide

More than half of these fatalities occur in China and India, research shows

Health Tip of the Day

Staying Healthy

You can take some important steps to keep yourself healthy. Here are suggestions from the American Academy of Family Physicians:

  • Don't smoke or use any form of tobacco.

  • Eat a healthy diet.

  • Exercise regularly. Check with your health care provider before starting to exercise if you have been sedentary.

  • Drink alcohol in moderation, if at all.

  • Don't use illegal drugs.

  • Practice safe sex.

  • Use a seat belt when riding in any vehicle.

  • See your health care provider regularly for preventive care.

 

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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