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Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell
 
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.
 
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
 
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Men and Menopause

Menopause isn't just for women. Men have their own form of menopause, often called andropause, but it usually doesn't hit until men are in their 60s or 70s. The gradual decline in androgen hormones, including testosterone, may begin around age 30. The rate at which these hormones decline varies widely from man to man. Researchers have not determined whether it is beneficial to boost testosterone levels that have fallen as part of the normal aging process.