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Increased sun exposure and a history of sunburns increase the risk for developing skin cancer.


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Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

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Health Tip of the Day

Olive Oil: You Can Have It 4 Ways

Did you know olive oil comes in four types?

  • Extra virgin, made from the first drops from the first pressing of the olive. By definition, it has less than 1 percent acidity and a light, delicate taste. Use it for salads. It's expensive.

  • Virgin, made from the first pressing. It has a fruity flavor, with a maximum acidity of not more than 2 percent.

  • Olive oil, a blend of refined oil and extra virgin or virgin oil.

  • Extra light olive oil, which has a less intense flavor. Use it for recipes that call for vegetable oil because it doe s not impart a strong olive flavor.

Healthy Living

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.

Health Centers

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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