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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

Dress Up Your Salad

You can add more heart-healthy soy to your diet with this salad dressing: Combine two tablespoons of yellow miso, 2/3 cup of fresh carrot juice and 1 tablespoon each of soy oil, grated fresh ginger, rice vinegar and honey. Then pour some of the dressing onto your salad and refrigerate the rest for later use.