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Otitis Media

The build up of fluid can cause pain and temporary hearing loss, and it may lead to a middle ear infection. Otitis media is more common in children because of the length and position of their eustachian tubes. Management by a doctor is required to treat this condition.


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How to Stick With an Exercise Program

Exercise for yourself, not someone else. Don't do too much, too soon. Exercise close to work or home. Work out with friends. Choose enjoyable, varied activities that you can alternate throughout the week. Compete with yourself to attain your own personal best.   Give yourself a non-food reward for hitting a goal.

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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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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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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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