Today in Health News
Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts
 
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.
 
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
 
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

Choose Chili Peppers

If you're a chili pepper fan, you'll be pleased to know that chili peppers are high in cancer-fighting antioxidants. They contain vitamin C, vitamin A and several other antioxidants. Kale and red cabbage also deliver healthful doses of these nutrients.