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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.
 
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.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Watch That Lump

Not all breast lumps indicate cancer, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The most common lumps are fibroadenomas and fibrocystic breast lumps. Fibroadenomas are smooth and round. A cyst is a fluid-filled sac that often gets bigger and then smaller during different times in a woman's menstrual cycle.