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Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study
 
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.
 
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
 
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

On the Run

Running gives you a great aerobic workout, but fitness experts say it's important not to overdo it if you run long distances. To give yourself a mental break and avoid physical injuries, cut back your mileage occasionally. For example, every six weeks, change your routine for one week. Run half the distance you usually do for this week.