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The Do's and Don'ts of UTIs

Urinary tract infections are common in women and require antibiotics for effective treatment.

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Food and Emotion

Do you fuel your emotions with food? Snack when you're bored or anxious? Learn how to tell if your emotions are in control of your appetite.

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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.
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    Paget disease is a condition that affects the bones, usually causing them to become enlarged and deformed. Worldwide, it is the second most common bone disease. Learn more about Paget's disease 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.

    This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.

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      There are benefits to getting regular exercise during pregnancy for most women. Work with your health care provider to develop a safe exercise program you can do throughout your pregnancy. This video discusses the benefits of exercise, as well as recommendations on how to exercise.

      Life can certainly be hectic. So much so, that many of us can’t seem to fit in exercise. As a result, we’re missing out on some valuable health benefits, such as a stronger heart.

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