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Healthy Precautions For Air Travel

Most people don't have any problems when they fly, but it's possible to make airplane travel safer and more comfortable. Here are some tips.

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What Do You Know About Holiday Sweets and Treats?

If you want to eat healthy this holiday season, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

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Learning to Relax

Stress is a part of life, especially at this time of year. To keep stress at a minimum, relaxation techniques can help you counteract the negative effects of stress and put you in a calmer state of mind.

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    How much fiber should you consume? Is there more than one kind of fiber? What foods contain fiber? Test your knowledge about fiber by taking the Fiber Quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

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      There are benefits to getting regular exercise during pregnancy for most women. Work with your health care provider to develop a safe exercise program you can do throughout your pregnancy. This video discusses the benefits of exercise, as well as recommendations on how to exercise.

      Many men may rank heart disease as a top health concern. Focused on their tickers, they may ignore or not realize how important bone health is, too. Osteoporosis—a disease that weakens and breaks bones—affects upward of 9 million men in the U.S.

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