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Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports
 
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

Yogurt Helps Produce a Slimmer You

Plain yogurt should be a part of your diet, particularly if you are trying to lose weight. Researchers from the University of Tennessee found that people who ate plain yogurt as part of a reducing diet lost more weight than did people who didn't eat yogurt while dieting. If you're dieting, try to include three servings of fat-free or low-fat dairy products in your menu each day.