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New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
 
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

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.