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Uterine Cancer

It is recommended that women have regular gynecologic examinations that include a Pap smear.


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Watch Vitamin A Intake

Too much vitamin A may lead to bone fractures. A 30-year study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine found men older than 49 with the highest blood levels of fat-soluble vitamin A (retinol) were at a high risk for fractures. But nutritionists caution people not to avoid vitamin A, because it's needed for optimum health. The Institute of Medicine recommends that women get 2,333 international units (IU) of vitamin A daily; men should get 3,000 IU. Good sources of vitamin A include liver, eggs, fortified milk (preferably skim or low fat), carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe, kale and spinach.

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Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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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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