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  • Mammography or Breast X-Ray

    Mammography or Breast X-Ray is helpful in finding early breast cancer. Although breast self-examination i ...

    Mammography or Breast X-Ray is helpful in finding early breast cancer. Although breast self-examination is helpful in finding early breast cancer, since mammography is generally even more effective, b ...

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  • Managed Care

    Managed Care refers to the way an individual's (or family member's) health care is organized and paid for ...

    Managed Care refers to the way an individual's (or family member's) health care is organized and paid for. Although health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are the best known type of managed care plan ...

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  • Massage

    Massage is the treatment and practice of manipulating or handling and shaping the soft body tissues of th ...

    Massage is the treatment and practice of manipulating or handling and shaping the soft body tissues of the body for physical, medical and in some cases, emotional purposes. Massage involves using pres ...

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  • Mastectomy

    Mastectomy is removal of the whole breast by the surgeon, usually because of breast cancer. There are dif ...

    Mastectomy is removal of the whole breast by the surgeon, usually because of breast cancer. There are different kinds of mastectomies, which are used for different situations. The basic types are: Sim ...

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  • Medicaid

    Medicaid is a health coverage program that serves millions of families, children, pregnant women, adults ...

    Medicaid is a health coverage program that serves millions of families, children, pregnant women, adults without children and also seniors and people living with disabilities. In addition to covering ...

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  • Medicare

    Medicare - Health insurance offered by the federal government to most people who are 65 and older, some y ...

    Medicare - Health insurance offered by the federal government to most people who are 65 and older, some younger people with disabilities, and people with kidney failure. There are now four parts of Me ...

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  • Menopause

    Menopause is a process in which a woman's body undergoes changes which are basically due to the ovaries p ...

    Menopause is a process in which a woman's body undergoes changes which are basically due to the ovaries producing less estrogen and progesterone. Menopause usually begins in the late 30's and early 40 ...

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  • Migraine Headache

    Migraine Headache - A condition marked by repeated severe headaches on one side of the head, often associ ...

    Migraine Headache - A condition marked by repeated severe headaches on one side of the head, often associated with nausea and vomiting and followed by sleep. Migraine headache is of uncertain origin. ...

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  • Mortality (or Death) Rate

    Mortality (or Death) Rate The number of deaths in a population, either overall, or caused by a specific c ...

    Mortality (or Death) Rate The number of deaths in a population, either overall, or caused by a specific condition.The mortality rate is often reported as the number of deaths per 100,000 persons in a  ...

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  • MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    MRI is an imaging technique used to produce hight quality images (pictures) without using x-rays.  Instea ...

    MRI is an imaging technique used to produce hight quality images (pictures) without using x-rays.  Instead, MRI uses a large magnet, radio waves and a computer to scan the body and produce clear and d ...

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis is a disease in which the immune system targets nerve tissues of the central nervous s ...

    Multiple Sclerosis is a disease in which the immune system targets nerve tissues of the central nervous system. Often, damage to the central nervous system occurs off and on, over time. Therefore, som ...

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  • Myocardial Infarction or (MI)

    Myocardial Infarction or (MI) or Heart Attack, see Heart Attack. ...

    Myocardial Infarction or (MI) or Heart Attack, see Heart Attack. ...

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