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Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
 
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
 
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.
 
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Learn How to Relax

  • Make a commitment to relax each day, even if it's only for a few minutes.

  • Choose relaxation activities that allow you to forget everything except what you are doing.

  • If every minute of your day is accounted for, rework your schedule so you can enjoy at least a few moments of relaxation.

  • Before going to bed, spend a few minutes clearing your mind of the day's events. When you go to bed relaxed, you'll sleep better.

  • Learn to say no to outside demands and start to do less.

  • Plan leisure activities in advance. Make a date with a friend that you'll be sure to keep.