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Most vertebrae are separated by flexible disks of cartilage that act like shock absorbers and allow your spine to move. With age, your disks can lose their height and ability to cushion. This process is called disk degeneration. This video explains more about this condition and the treatments available.
Depression is an illness that causes a person to feel sad and hopeless for much of the time. Most people do recover with medicine, counseling, or a combination of the two.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the number one killer in the United States. How can you protect yourself? Here is where you can learn more.
As a Veteran, you have many sources of stress. You may be surprised to learn how much stress affects both the mind and body. Learn how you can better manage stress.
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Last updated January 13, 2017