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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

The Menopause Timetable

Menopause usually begins when a woman is about 52 years old, but it can happen much earlier or later. One sign that menopause is starting is irregular periods, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. See a doctor if you're having irregular periods, are bleeding between regular periods or have heavy bleeding or bleeding that lasts longer than usual.