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Ectopic Pregnancy

If the pregnancy continues without intervention, it could cause the fallopian tube to rupture, resulting in life-threatening intraabdominal bleeding. Because of this risk, an ectopic pregnancy is considered a medical emergency and immediate medical attention is required.


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Health Tip of the Day

A Smooth Way to Go

Smoothies are a tasty way to meld fruit and milk or yogurt into a refreshing drink. Use low-fat or non-fat milk or yogurt, and it's an even healthier snack. Next time you make a smoothie, let the blender run a little longer than usual to whip more air into it. An air-filled smoothie will fill you up so you'll eat less later, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University.

Healthy Living

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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Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.