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This Weeks' Best of Health Matters

The Health Matters HealthBlog Network consists of a dozen independent and unfiltered medical professionals blogging about the topics that matter to you. Each week, Healthline's Editors select the three top posts from the network to share with all of our readers in one convenient post. We hope you'll enjoy them!

Infertility Stress Reduction Tips
If you, or someone you know, has struggled with infertility you know what a stressful time that can be. Visit The ART of Conception where expert Carl “Rusty” Herbert MD offers some tips for getting through these rough patches … read more

What Should Cancer Patients and Family Do About the Flu Vaccine?
Vaccinations can be a lifesaver. Most vaccines contain inactive viruses, but others contain a small amount of a live virus. Tune into Cyndy King’s Cancer Treatment and Survivorship blog to learn what people undergoing cancer treatment that can compromise their immunity should do…read more.

Throw a Stronger Punch (or Push a Car or Stroller)
People don’t always realize how many times a day they are hurting their backs. Read on to learn more about what Dr. Jolie Bookspan of the Fitness Fixer blog says is one of the most common misconceptions in fitness….read more.

Additionally, we're pleased to announce the launch of two new blogs this week! Freedom from Smoking with expert Lowell Kleinman, MD and Straight Talk from the ER with expert Robert L. Norris, MD.
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