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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.
 
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.
 
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Health Tip of the Day

Good Dental Hygiene Helps Bad Breath

To banish bad breath, follow these tips from the American Dental Association (ADA): Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Brush your tongue. Avoid garlic and onions. Quit smoking. Ask your doctor if any medications you take can lead to dry mouth, which can cause bad breath.