Today in Health News
New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
 
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.
 
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.
 
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

Are Your Children Protected?

Children need immunizations to protect them from deadly, preventable diseases such as whooping cough and measles, says the Council on Family Health. And they need them before age 2. Check with your children's health care provider to make sure your children have all the necessary shots.