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Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
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

Good Dental Hygiene Helps Bad Breath

To banish bad breath, follow these tips from the American Dental Association (ADA): Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Brush your tongue. Avoid garlic and onions. Quit smoking. Ask your doctor if any medications you take can lead to dry mouth, which can cause bad breath.