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Breast Implants May Hinder Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation

I Have Prediabetes — Now What?

than normal—can be a big wake-up call. I Have Prediabetes — Now What? Finding out that you have ... -up call. But you can use a prediabetes diagnosis as an opportunity to make changes now that can

Blood Banks Need January Donors

difference right now? Consider donating some blood. That's the suggestion of experts from Penn State ... "National Blood Donor Month." Still, some people won't donate because they have a fear of needles. Others

AVM: Preparing for Surgery

to do some of the following: You may be asked to donate blood for your surgery. You may also be ... told to stop taking aspirin and other medicines that thin the blood. If you smoke, you should stop now

Severe Flu Season, Tough Winter a Double Whammy for Blood Banks

are not donating blood because they're laid up with the flu. Widespread outbreaks of flu are now ... donate blood, he added. "You do not have to postpone donating blood after getting a flu shot because

Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now

See You Now THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The backaches of the future may have a new ... remedy -- developers say a robot masseuse is now treating patients in Singapore. Known as Emma

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- 1 in 7

AHA: Amid World Series Celebration, Teacher Saved by a Stranger

been involved in for many years. Chase turned out to be a fundraising dynamo, raising $1,785 in 2016

First My Illness…Now Job Discrimination

Medical Leave Act. First My Illness…Now Job Discrimination The two major laws exist to make sure

Understanding Hepatitis C (HCV)

person (a less common cause) You had a blood transfusion several years ago (blood is now ... . Use condoms during sex. Don’t: Don’t donate blood, plasma, body organs, other body tissue

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's

Preparing for a Craniotomy

to donate blood for your surgery. You may also be told to stop taking aspirin and other medicines ... that thin the blood. If you smoke, you should stop now. Shortly before the day of your craniotomy

Learning Healthy Eating Guidelines

oranges - help your body absorb iron. Now that you know what you're supposed to eat, you need to ... surprised at how much - or how little - you're eating! Now, if that all sounds like a lot to keep

Health Highlights: May 23, 2018

the world as it is now," Mr. Roth once said. "I dig a hole and shine my flashlight into the hole ... ." Roth was the recipient of two National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle awards, three

How to Fit Crutches and a Walker

feel right, ask your healthcare provider or physical therapist to check the fit. Now let's look at

How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler

instructions for priming your inhaler. The inhaler is now ready to use. Breathe out normally. Your health

How to Walk with a Walker

putting any weight on your injured or weaker leg. Now we'll show you what to do if your doctor says it's

How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler with a Spacer

. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for priming your inhaler. The inhaler is now ready to use

Getting Ready for Hip Replacement Surgery

Treating health and dental problems now may improve healing after a joint replacement. If you’re a ... primary care healthcare provider and your dentist. Treating health and dental problems now may improve

Staying on Track with Your Weight-Loss Plan

your progress so far, no matter how small it seems. Now, it all sounds like a lot, so remember these ... to do this alone. Keeping your weight loss plan on track is simple, but not always easy, and now you know how!


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