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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.
 
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

Beginners' Yoga Class Better Than Going It Alone

The best way to learn yoga is in a beginners' class, yoga experts say. If you try to teach yourself at home, with a book or videotape, you risk injuring yourself if you get the postures wrong. Look for a class with no more than 15 students, so the instructor can keep a close eye on each person in the class.