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New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
 
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
 
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.
 
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.