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Lyme Disease: Are You at Risk?

Ticks that cause Lyme disease were once considered an East Coast phenomenon—but now they are found throughout the United States. Here’s what to know.

By HealthAfter50

Diagnosing and Testing for Swine Flu

Although the majority of people will not receive testing for swine flu, there are certain groups that should be tested: if you are at high risk for developing complications from the flu, if you have a compromised immune system or if you are in the ho...

By Eileen Bailey