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  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes

    E-cigarettes are an electronic nicotine delivery system. When you smoke e-cigarettes, you avoid inhaling burning tobacco and its toxic byproducts, but you are still taking in addictive nicotine. More research is needed to fully explore the dangers of e-cigarettes.

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  • Heart Disease Prevention Quiz

    Do you know what range is considered high blood pressure? How much exercise is enough to prevent heart disease? Learn how you can help prevent heart disease by taking this quiz.

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  • For Adults: To Nap or Not to Nap

    Setting aside enough time for sleep probably isn’t on your daily to-do list. Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. In fact, 3 out of 10 adults in the U.S. get an average of 6 or fewer hours of sleep a night. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk.

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Cholesterol
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)
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.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
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    The kidney's main job is to get rid of excess fluid and waste material in your blood. A person with kidney failure needs dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. Learn more about dialysis by taking this quiz.

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

    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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      A stroke occurs when either too much blood or too little blood disrupts blood flow to part of the brain. This deprives brain tissue of necessary oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes brain cells begin to die and the result is a loss of brain function.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.

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