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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women, but the most alarming news is that more women will die from lung cancer than will die from breast cancer. Cigarette smoking poses the greatest risk for developing lung cancer.


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Today in Health News

2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

Health Tip of the Day

Taking Medication Safely

You can take steps to protect yourself from medication mistakes that can cause serious side effects, says the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Ask your health care provider or your pharmacist if you should avoid certain foods, alcohol and other medications or activities while you are taking a newly prescribed drug. Don't take an herbal remedy or dietary supplement without consulting your health care provider.

Healthy Living

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.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
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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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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