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.
 
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

Beginners' Yoga Class Better Than Going It Alone

The best way to learn yoga is in a beginners' class, yoga experts say. If you try to teach yourself at home, with a book or videotape, you risk injuring yourself if you get the postures wrong. Look for a class with no more than 15 students, so the instructor can keep a close eye on each person in the class.