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How to Make Your Life More Comfortable When You Have Diabetes

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You don't have to let diabetes control your life. In fact, with a few simple adjustments to your routine, you can be living more comfortably than ever. Here are just a few ways to make your days happier, healthier and more convenient despite whatever diabetes throws at you:

Bad Backs: 5 Things You Can Do to Alleviate Back Pain

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Most of us deal with back pain at some point in our lives, and it can be frustratingly stubborn. Here are some ways to help ease your pain. It's important to keep in mind that there are many potential causes of back pain, and some treatments will work better for one cause than another. Listen to your body, and if a particular method doesn't help or makes your pain worse, stop.

Post Incident: What to Do if You Think You Might Have a Head Injury

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Head injuries can take a number of forms. They can range in severity from a minor bump on the scalp to internal bleeding that can prove fatal. A single severe blow can damage the scalp, skull, and brain at the same time. Head injuries can be either open and bleeding, or non-penetrating but still serious. 

3 Major Ways Cancer Care Has Improved

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Cancer affects more than 1.6 million people every year. Of those cases, the National Cancer Institute estimates nearly 600,000 people will die of the disease or from related complications. This number has dropped in recent years thanks to advances in cancer care that help improve survivability and quality of life for cancer patients.

Sneezing & Coughing? Top Tips to Help You Breathe During Allergy Season

Opening the windows and enjoying the fresh spring air is a great way to push those winter blues out of your home. Spring is the time to take long walks, enjoy your patio and just enjoy the great outdoors. Unless, of course, you suffer from seasonal allergies.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Laparoscopic Back Surgery

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Back surgery — it’s a scary, even terrifying, prospect. It wasn’t so long ago that the prospect of back surgery meant long recovery times, with pain and immobility lasting for months on end. But those days are gone, thanks to laparoscopic surgical techniques.

5 Things Eating Disorders Can Do to Your Body

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A long term eating disorder, whether it be bulimia or anorexia, can play havoc with a person’s body. Here are only five ways an eating disorder can affect the body.

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