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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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