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Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

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Courting Ankle Health

Those fancy maneuvers on the basketball court could leave you with an ankle injury. That goes for other court sports such as racquetball and tennis, as well. To help prevent injuries to your ankles or the Achilles and other tendons, buy quality athletic shoes and replace them frequently, say experts from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Use appropriate support for arches, and stretch the Achilles' tendon and calf muscles before playing.

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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.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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