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Prostate Cancer

Men over the age of 50 should have routine prostate cancer screening as part of their regular health check up; this includes digital rectal examination and serum PSA testing. Talk to your doctor about your individual risk for prostate cancer.


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Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack

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Wet Your Whistle

How much water should you drink each day? The average man needs about 12 cups of fluid a day, the average woman, about nine cups, according to the American Dietetic Association. If you are active, you will need more fluid. The fluid should be in the form of water and other non-caffeinated, nonalcoholic beverages, as well as soups and solid foods.

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Nutrition
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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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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

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