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New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
 
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
 
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.
 
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

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.