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Bacteria May Help Battle Cancer, Study Suggests
 
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

The Menopause Timetable

Menopause usually begins when a woman is about 52 years old, but it can happen much earlier or later. One sign that menopause is starting is irregular periods, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. See a doctor if you're having irregular periods, are bleeding between regular periods or have heavy bleeding or bleeding that lasts longer than usual.