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  • Alcohol Abuse: What You Should Know

    Misusing alcohol can lead to serious problems. Do you know the warning signs and affects of drinking too much?

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  • Have Diabetes? Make Early to Bed, Early to Rise Your Motto

    Forget the worm. A new study suggests that for people with type 2 diabetes, early birds get something even better: the health-boosting benefits of exercise.

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  • Give Your Daughter a Shot Against Cancer

    You can't always shield your tween or teen daughter from life's challenges. But with an HPV vaccination, you can shield her against deadly cancers. And boys can benefit, too.

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  • The pandemic has certainly made it hard to spend time in the company of others. Social distancing remains one of the best ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19. But the ongoing lack of social interaction may be wearing on your mental health. Here’s why it’s so important to stay socially connected right now and how you can do it safely.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    Answer this one: Which ethnic food offers healthy, low-fat choices?

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

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      People with diabetes may develop eye problems such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this video, you'll find out more about these problems and what you can do to prevent them. The best approach is good control of your blood sugar levels. You should also have a yearly eye exam.

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