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2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
 
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.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Safety Tips for Sleepy Drivers

  • Don't drive during the times you usually are asleep. The period between midnight and 7 a.m. is notorious for drowsy-driving accidents.

  • Try not to drive if you've taken medication that can make you sleepy.

  • Know your limits for how long you can drive at one time and for one day. Break up the trip into safe segments.

  • If you have company for the ride, have that person ask you how you feel during your drive, watch out for rest stops and trade driving duty with you.

  • Think about how you feel. If you are having trouble concentrating, it's time for a rest.