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Episiotomy

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to the procedure.


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Animation: Aneurysm Animation
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Today in Health News

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say

Health Tip of the Day

Excuses, Excuses

If you're trying to lose weight and are invited to dinner, you'll probably want to pass up after-dinner sweets. To avoid having your host try to entice you with a luscious dessert, nutrition experts suggest that you offer this excuse: "Dinner was delicious. I enjoyed it so much, I don't have room for another bite."

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.