For years, women thought hormone therapy (HT) would protect them from heart trouble. But heart attacks can and do occur at any age. Plus, we now know that HT may actually raise the risk for heart disease in some women.
Want to add some fun, fall flavor to your exercise routine? Instead of pumping iron to build muscle strength, try lifting a pumpkin.
Don’t smoke. Wear sunscreen. You know the cancer prevention drill, right? Maybe not. Research shows that many people don’t know about other lifestyle factors that can affect their risk of developing the disease—including these three.
Ready to start exercising, but don't know where to start? This quiz can get you off on the right foot.
When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.
The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.
Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. But if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.
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