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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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Preventing Poisonings: The Latest Threats

Possible toxins are all around you. Some you may pick out right away, such as a pesticide. Others may not seem as harmful—a household cleaner or medicine. But when ingested by accident or not used in the right way, these products can be poisonous.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
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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    Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, debilitating and often fatal illness. Take this quiz to find out more about COPD and how to prevent it.

    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.

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    Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction.

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      An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the form of a balloon that forms in a weakened area in the abdominal aorta, the largest blood vessel in the abdomen.

      Learning you have breast cancer can be overwhelming. Many women face hard decisions about their care. A new study indicates that having a strong social network may help women better cope with a breast cancer diagnosis.

         

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