Today in Health News
Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast
 
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.
 
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Making Your Deli Order More Healthful

The deli's a delicious place for lunch, but many sandwiches can be high in fat and sodium. You can cut half the fat in a pastrami-on-rye by asking for turkey pastrami instead of beef pastrami. You'll save 20 grams of fat by making the switch.