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Have Your Tonsils Gone Viral?

Many things can cause tonsillitis -- from Strep bacteria to Epstein-Barr. Effective treatment depends on the cause. Find out how to treat your sore throat.

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Check Your Halloween Facts Here

Every child looks forward to Halloween trick-or-treating. Make sure it's a safe one for your child and the children who visit your front door. Take this quiz on Halloween history and safety.

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Dental Sealants: A "Panic Room" for Your Teeth

Dental sealants are the most effective way to protect to your teeth from decay. They can even stop a cavity in its tracks. 

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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.
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.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    Every year, millions of Americans roll up their sleeves to donate blood, helping accident victims, surgical patient and others in need. How much do you know about blood transfusions? Take this multiple-choice test and find out.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    A woman's risk of getting invasive ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 in 71. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

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      You may need a pacemaker if you have an abnormal heartbeat. To understand how a pacemaker works, watch this video. It will also help you learn how to care for and live with your pacemaker.

      About 70 percent of people with prediabetes will go on to develop type 2 diabetes. But researchers say that making lifestyle changes and taking medication can do a lot to stop that progression.

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