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Hypertension

Avoid Problems from High Blood Pressure A third of adults ages 40 to 59 have high blood pressure, or hypertension. So do nearly two-thirds of the population age 60 and older. That makes high blood pressure among the most common medical conditions in the United States.   It
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Black woman with flu and cold in bed holding an ice bag to her head. (Photo: Deposit Photos)

Flu Season

10 Simple Ways to Avoid the Flu Bug The holidays have come and gone and, as many of us go back to work and are again surrounded by sniffling and coughing people, giving and receiving the “gift” that keeps on giving: The Flu. While it is important to remember that ‘tis
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Gift of Health

When to Give a Health-Related Gift The gift of promoting a healthy lifestyle is probably the most valuable thing you could give to someone you care about this holiday season, yet it can also turn into a potential landmine of gift-giving disasters. For example, we have all heard
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