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Music Gets You Moving and More

Music is a wonderful way to boost your learning schools, get you up and moving, and improve your moods. Switch off the television and crank up the tunes!

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Managing Diabetes

Your body takes care of countless tasks for you. You might not notice all it’s doing until you need to manage diabetes.

The Eye is a Window to your Health

The eyes are more than windows to the soul. With advances in eye health technology, they can also give a unique look into your health. “The eye is a real window into what’s happening in your body,” says NIH eye…
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Hearing Aids Can Help

Hearing aids can’t restore your hearing the way that reading glasses correct vision but, a hearing aid can help you by making sounds louder.

How to Flush Out Kidney Stones

Everyone is at some risk for developing kidney stones. “It is a very common condition,” says Dr. Ziya Kirkali, a urologist at NIH. “One out of 11 individuals in the U.S. is affected by this disease.”

Preventing and Treating Drug Abuse

A substance use problem is a chronic disease that requires lifestyle adjustments and long-term treatment, like diabetes or high blood pressure.

Friends of the Library Present: Medicare 101

Medicare topics in this program include the meanings of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D; enrollment deadlines; the extent of coverage Medicare provides and other medical insurance options.