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Among the Missing: Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for your body to absorb and use calcium to build strong bones. Are you getting enough? Salmon and tuna are good sources of this important bone builder.

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Crunchy Chicken Salad Recipe

Make this scrumptious salad using chicken, apples, and grapes. Pair it with whole-wheat toast for a flavorful lunchtime favorite.

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Learn the Language of Lung Disease

Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. What do you know about COPD? Test your knowledge about this serious illness.

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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.
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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.
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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
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      Cigarette smoking is the single leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. But because of the physical and psychological addiction to nicotine, smokers find it quite difficult to quit. This video offers important reasons to stop smoking and a framework of change to help you achieve your goal.

      The FDA has officially banned bisphenol A (BPA) from baby bottles and sippy cups, which should help ease parents’ worries about the controversial chemical.

         

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