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Test Your Knowledge of Sleep

Answer this one: Each night when you sleep, how long does it take to complete a sleep cycle? March is National Sleep Awareness Month. Learn more about sleep by taking this quiz.

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How to Beat Serious Stress

Facing a highly stressful event in your life? These strategies may help you cope.

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Allergies: Nothing to Sneeze At

Spring is just around the corner - and that means a season of sniffles and watery eyes if you have allergies. Find out what medications can help quell your symptoms.

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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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    A concussion is caused by a blow or jolt to the head. It is also called a traumatic brain injury. Find out more about concussions by taking this quiz.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

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

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      Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.

      Sunscreen may already be a family staple for a trip to the beach or an afternoon by the pool. But protecting your child from skin cancer requires more than a dab of sun defense.

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