Osteoarthritis Information
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Osteoarthritis

By age 60, almost everybody has OA in at least one joint. All those years of bending and lifting and twisting and turning wears down the cartilage that caps the ends of bones, resulting in painful inflammation. Treatment focuses on easing the discomfort. More »

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Osteoporosis Information
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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. It often progresses without symptoms or pain. Although it occurs in both men and women, women are four times as likely to develop osteoporosis than men. More »

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Shingles

The pain of shingles can be intense and feel unrelenting. It may be itching, stabbing, or shooting. Three to four days before the telltale blisters develop, you may feel sluggish or have a fever, chills, a headache, an upset stomach, diarrhea, or difficulties with urination. More »

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Heart Failure Information
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Heart Failure

This condition occurs when the heart pumps more weakly than it should, and fluids build up in the lungs and in other body tissues. Common symptoms are shortness of breath, fatigue, weakness, and weight gain from the excess fluids. More »

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