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Yeast Infection

Fortunately, over-the-counter medications are now available to treat this condition. Persistent or frequent yeast infections need to be evaluated by a doctor or healthcare professional.


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Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

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Weight-Loss Basics

To decrease your calorie intake, you need to eat less food or eat lower-calorie food, according to IDEA, an association of fitness instructors. Other elements of a weight-loss program: Eat reasonable portion sizes. Aim to lose no more than 1 or 2 pounds per week. Keep a food journal to monitor your calorie consumption. Exercise daily.

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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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