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Know the Score on Sports Eye Safety

This is Save Your Vision Month. Keep in mind that 90% of sports-related eye injuries can be prevented. The best strategy is finding the right gear for the right sport.

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Recipe: Apple Carrot Salad

Try this simple salad of carrots, apples, and raisins mixed with mayo and lemon juice.

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Asthma Triggers Quiz

Asthma makes it hard to get air into your lungs when your body reacts to certain things. Asthma attacks can be started by things known as triggers. Do you know what can trigger asthma? Test your knowledge!

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Many People Still Misusing Rx Painkillers

Potent pills like opioids can ease many painful ailments. But many people still misuse these medicines despite the danger.

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Nutrition
Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Heart Disease
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
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.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    The main symptom of emphysema is shortness of breath, which is caused by permanent damage to the small air sacs and small airways in the lungs.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      Monitoring your blood sugar level can help you control your diabetes and your risk for developing complications such as eye or kidney disease. View this video, and learn how and why checking your blood sugar regularly plays an important role in diabetes management.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.

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