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Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood
 
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.
 
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

Punch Up Your Pasta Sauce With Spinach

Although pasta made with spinach looks healthy, it really doesn't contain much spinach, nutrition experts say. A better way to add vitamin A, folate, carotenoids and the fiber of spinach to a pasta dish is to add the vegetable to your sauce. You can add frozen spinach (thaw it first, drain it and chop it) or fresh (wash it carefully to remove any dirt, remove the stems and chop it).