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  • Keeping That New Job

    You can become an indispensable member of the team in several ways. Here’s how to show your boss that you are worthy of your new job.

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  • Tune Up Your Concentration Skills

    We all need to concentrate--to prevent traffic accidents, to remember important information. But with so many distractions, it's tough to stay focused.

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  • What Are Screening Tests?

    A screening test helps your healthcare provider look for health problems or diseases before you have symptoms. Find out more about screening tests for common diseases.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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    Find out how much you know about the causes and treatment of impotence.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.

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      Osteoarthritis most commonly affects the knees, hips, spine, and other weight-bearing joints in the body. Sometimes called the "wear and tear" arthritis, advancing age is a risk factor, but so are obesity and severe injury to the joint. This video discusses the symptoms, treatment, and steps you can take to minimize pain from osteoarthritis.