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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.
 
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Health Tip of the Day

Watch That Lump

Not all breast lumps indicate cancer, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The most common lumps are fibroadenomas and fibrocystic breast lumps. Fibroadenomas are smooth and round. A cyst is a fluid-filled sac that often gets bigger and then smaller during different times in a woman's menstrual cycle.