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All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says
 
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.
 
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.
 
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

Trimming the Fat

Researchers at Texas A&M University say that people who try to trim fat from their diets have the most success when they: Don't use butter. Don't eat red meat. Don't eat fried foods. Don't eat more than two eggs per week.