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Abdominal Aneurysm

Most people with an aneurysm don’t have any symptoms, so early detection is difficult. However, if left untreated, an aneurysm can grow larger and larger until it bursts, causing serious internal bleeding.

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A Cup of Tea, Anyone?

Drinking tea can boost the body's defense against disease. A chemical in tea called L-theanine primes immune system cells to attack bacteria, viruses and fungi and could, perhaps, be turned into a disease-fighting drug someday, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. L-theanine is found in black, green and oolong tea. Other studies have linked tea to lower heart disease and cancer risk through the action of flavonoids, a type of antioxidant. Other studies have linked tea to combating osteoporosis and relieving some allergy symptoms.

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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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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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