• Get the Facts on Dehydration

    Did you know that 50% to 60% of your body weight comes from water? It's needed to keep your body healthy and working well. So, even mild dehydration can cause problems.

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  • The Truth About Triglycerides

    You’ve probably had your blood tested for cholesterol by your healthcare provider. One of the things this test measures is your triglycerides, the most common type of fat in your body. This can tell your provider a lot about your health.

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  • When Food Makes You Sick

    Each year, millions of Americans get food poisoning, caused by bacteria or viruses in food. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

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Cholesterol

There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Men's Health

Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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    The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the CDC each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.

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      Here is how to safely sit down with a walker.