Today in Health News
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.
 
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
 
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.