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Thyroid Disease

A doctor may diagnose thyroid disease by assessing a patient's symptoms, palpating the neck to check for changes in the thyroid gland, and blood testing to determine the body's levels of circulating thyroid hormones.


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Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems

Health Tip of the Day

Easy Ways to Reduce Your Stress

  • Exercise regularly -- at least every other day.

  • Avoid caffeine, tobacco and other stimulants.

  • Be assertive, not aggressive, when dealing with co-workers, family members and others.

  • To make the best use of your time at work, make a weekly plan and a daily to-do list.

  • Make time to do things that bring you pleasure.

  • Don't skip your vacation -- take every day that's coming to you.

  • Get enough sleep.

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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.

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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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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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