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Bacteria May Help Battle Cancer, Study Suggests
 
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.
 
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.
 
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

Try a Scrumptious Smoothie

Instead of a high-fat, high-calorie milkshake, drink a healthy smoothie. Blend 1 cup of fat-free milk with half a banana, sliced; six strawberries; and four ice cubes. The refreshing drink has 165 calories and 1 gram of fat.