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Burns

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

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Health Tip of the Day

Tips for Good Nutrition

  • Use your microwave. Microwaves have revolutionized vegetable cooking -- you can do them just right. You can also buy commercial low-fat microwave meals and add a salad for a complete dinner. On the weekends, cook meals in batches and freeze them to microwave later.

  • Use common sense when eating out. Order salad dressing on the side so you'll know how much you're putting on. Ask for things grilled or cooked without butter. As for "mystery" entrees, if you eat half, it will be half of whatever calories are there.

  • If you eat at a fast-food restaurant, choose the salads and grilled chicken.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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