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Down Syndrome

There is no known cause for Down Syndrome, but research shows that women who give birth over the age of 40 are at an increased risk for having a baby with this genetic disorder.


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Warm Up First

For each weight lifting exercise you do, do a warm-up set first. Do 8 to 12 repetitions of the exercise using about half your regular weight, so your muscles will be better prepared to lift the heavier weight, say experts at the American Council on Exercise.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

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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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