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  • Want to Help Your Heart? Read Food Labels

    The average American takes in too little fiber, calcium, and essential vitamins, and too much fat, sugar, and sodium. So do your heart a favor: Fix shortcomings in your diet by scanning both sides of food packages when you shop.

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  • Practicing Yoga May Help You Manage Blood Sugar

    Yoga can help reduce stress, boost mental well-being, and improve strength, flexibility, and balance. A recent study found that it may have another benefit: helping people with diabetes manage their blood sugar.

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  • How to Choose Safe Toys

    Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. These suggestions can help you make the right choice when selecting a birthday or holiday gift for children.

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Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Peripheral neuropathy is a term that refers to temporary or permanent damage to the peripheral nerves – the nerves that carry information to and from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. This damage is one of the most common complications of diabetes.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if your spirits are down despite your new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression. Take our online assessment to help determine your risk.

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      The goal of breast cancer screening is to detect cancer at the earliest possible stage, when it is most treatable. This video takes a look at the three components of breast screening—a breast self-exam, a clinical exam by your doctor, and a mammogram.

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