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HELLP Syndrome

HELLP syndrome is a rare but life-threatening condition in pregnancy. It causes red cells in the blood to break down.

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The Digestive Process: How Does the Gallbladder Aid in Digestion?

You probably don’t think much about your gallbladder — unless it has to be removed. It’s a pear-shaped organ that sits below your liver, waiting to be called into action.

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Kidney Transplantation Podcast

Detailed information on kidney transplantation, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the kidney.

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WELLNESS CENTER
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.
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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    Radon is a gas that you can't see or smell, but is present in nearly all the air around us. Everyone breathes in radon every day, usually at low levels. People who inhale high levels of radon are at increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon is a problem in homes in which higher concentrations collect. Find out more about radon by taking this quiz.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

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      Giving up smoking is a tough decision. And slipups can happen. But a slipup doesn’t have to be an excuse to start smoking again. Watch and learn how to get back on track with your plan to quit smoking.

      The Holter monitor is a type of electrocardiogram (ECG) used to monitor the ECG tracing continuously for a period of 24 hours or longer.

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