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Breast Self-Exam

If you notice any changes or discover a lump or knot that feels like a small, hard pebble, you should contact your doctor as soon as possible. Keep in mind that BSE should be used in conjunction with clinical breast examinations by a doctor, and also with mammography, according to your doctor's...


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Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

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Important Nutrient: Calcium

Calcium is important in your diet because it builds and maintains healthy bones, and lowers blood pressure. Good sources of calcium include plain yogurt, part-skim ricotta cheese, sardines (canned with bones), milk (preferably skim or low fat), fortified orange juice and Swiss cheese.

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Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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