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Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism
 
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.
 
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

Signs of a Compulsive Shopper

  • You don't use the things you buy.

  • Most of your credit cards are at or near their limits.

  • You frequently return things that you buy.

  • At first, shopping and buying makes you feel better. Later, you feel guilty and depressed about it.

  • You hide the fact that you went shopping from your spouse or friends.

  • You turn down social engagements and go shopping instead.

  • You put great value on your interactions with salespeople. If you aren't treated well, you feel upset.

  • When you feel upset, your first impulse is to go shopping.