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  • Aerobic Exercise for a Healthy Heart

    Exercise is a lot more than an energy booster and a stress reliever. It also strengthens your heart muscle, lowers your blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and burns calories.

  • After Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

    Learn what to expect as you recover in the weeks after your endoscopic sinus surgery.

  • After Episiotomy

    Your healthcare provider either performed an episiotomy (an incision made to enlarge the opening of the vagina) or repaired tissue that was torn during your baby’s birth. Here you will find suggestions to avoid infection and constipation, and to ease pain.

  • After Laparoscopic Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy

    You were diagnosed with ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy that develops outside the uterus. Your healthcare provider did a laparoscopic procedure to treat your condition. Here are some instructions for caring for yourself when you are at home.

  • Anatomy of the Ear

    Your ear can be divided into 3 main parts. These are the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. The outer ear and middle ear help collect and amplify sound. The inner ear converts sound waves to messages that are sent to the brain. The inner ear also senses the movement and position of your head and body so you can maintain your balance and see clearly, even when you change positions.

  • Assistive Equipment for the Home

    Assistive equipment is any kind of tool or device that can help simplify caregiving or make the environment safer for an ill, disabled, or elderly person.

  • Asthma and Exercise

    Exercise is a common trigger for many people with asthma. This is called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction or EIB. But living with EIB doesn't mean you need to give up exercise.

  • Back Exercises, Lumbar

    Strong lower back and abdominal muscles work together to support your spine. These exercises will help strengthen the lower back.

  • Back Exercises: Abdominal Lift

    The abdominal lift exercise helps strengthen your core muscles.

  • Back Exercises: Arm Reach

    Learn this exercise called arm reach or "the bird dog" to help strengthen your core muscles.