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Amniocentesis

Following the procedure, the fetus will be monitored by ultrasound for a brief period. And, the amniotic fluid will be naturally replaced in about 3 to 4 hours.


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Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Health Tip of the Day

Flowers Can Help Your Mood

Is someone you know under a lot of stress? You can help ease that stress by sending flowers. Recipients of bouquets felt less depressed, anxious and agitated after receiving their gifts, according to a study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University.

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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