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Heart disease is a killer, but you can do plenty to reduce your risk and prolong your life. Research shows that making lifestyle changes can decrease your risk of heart disease and help you control it if you already have it.
For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
Surveys show fewer than one in 10 women perceive heart disease as their greatest health threat. But it's the nation's number one killer, and women are its prime target.
Arthritis, itself a group of more than 100 different diseases, is one category of rheumatic diseases.
Clinical trials are studies, managed by government agencies, educational institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, or commercial businesses. They develop and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.
Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.
Acoustic neuroma is a rare noncancerous tumor. It affects hearing and balance when the tumor presses on the nerves in the inner ear.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
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