As fall creeps in, and temperatures plunge, exercisers turn indoors to get their endorphins pumping. Consider kickboxing, swimmming or water aerobics, spinning, or rock climbing. Or, why not mix it up!
Breast cancer can be a devastating disease. But early detection can save your life. To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, find out your risk for breast cancer.
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What's the difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism? How can you cut back if you drink too much? Find out what you know about alcohol abuse.
Antibiotics have been called "wonder drugs," because of their ability to treat bacterial infections that were once deadly. Antibiotics have saved countless lives since they were first introduced 60 years ago. But over use of these drugs has allowed some bacteria to become resistant to them.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
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.
People with diabetes may develop eye problems such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this video, you'll find out more about these problems and what you can do to prevent them. The best approach is good control of your blood sugar levels. You should also have a yearly eye exam.
As you grow older, your chance of developing breast cancer increases. In fact, two-thirds of cases occur in women ages 55 and older. Still, younger women can develop the disease.
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