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healthy food

Eating the Wise Way

Trying to find the best way to slim down can be very confusing. Book upon book shouts one answer after another from the store shelves: elaborate low-fat or high-protein diets, body-sculpting plans almost calling...

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Paget’s disease

Paget’s disease; A common disorder of middle-aged and elderly people in which the normal process of bone formation is disrupted, causing the affected bones to weaken, thicken, and become deformed. Also known as osteitis deformans, Paget’s disease usually involves only limited...

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Oxygen therapy

Supplying a person with oxygenen riched air to relieve severe hypoxia (inadequate oxygen in the tissues). In hospitals, oxygen is usually piped to a terminal at the patient’s bedside and is administered as necessary through a face mask or...

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Big Loss

9 Little Ways To Be a Big Loser

Simple strategies for dropping the pounds—and keeping them off. Losing weight may not require as much work as you think. For example, consuming just 100 fewer calories each day is enough to avert the...

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