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Spinal Stenosis

Common treatments include physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication, rest, changes in posture, and sometimes weight loss.


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Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

Health Tip of the Day

The Root of the Problem

Are your teeth sensitive to hot or cold? It may be because you're using a tartar-control or whitening toothpaste. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, in some people, these special toothpastes destroy the protective covering of the tooth root. Use a toothpaste with just fluoride instead.

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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