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Tea for a Healthy Prostate?

New research suggests that green tea may help prevent the spread of prostate cancer. Find out about what the new research could mean for the prostate in your life.

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Thanksgiving Menu Stuffed With Healthy Choices

There’s more than just a bountiful feast to be thankful for at Thanksgiving. From the main course to dessert, the traditional Thanksgiving meal is stuffed with healthy food choices.

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Thwarting Skin Cancer with Sun Sense

Viewed as an undeclared epidemic by dermatologists, skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers, and it’s increasingly common. About a million Americans will develop skin cancer this year.

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Safer Sunning

Put away the baby oil. Toss out that old metal sun reflector. Cancel your next appointment to the local tanning salon. These are new days with new ways of sunning, and the practices that traditionally have gone into obtaining the so-called healthy-tanned look are on the verge of fading into history.

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Secondhand Smoke in Your Home

We spend more time in our homes than anywhere else. So the thought of cancer-causing chemicals circulating throughout our houses and apartments can be quite unsettling. Yet, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, that is exactly what happens when someone lights a cigarette in your home.

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Cool Tips for a Hot Season

In the heat of the summer, nothing beats a day at the beach or the lake: The “breeze is cooling, the sun feels soothing and the water refreshing. But, as “pleasant as the waterfront can be, it’s not without problems – from sunburn “to jellyfish stings to food poisoning.

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What You And Mom May Have In Common

Along with having your mom’s brown eyes, musical talent or dimples, you may also have inherited an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Luckily, there is a test to find out…

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Women: Decrease Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

If a woman stops smoking, no matter how long or how much she has smoked, her risk of heart disease rapidly declines. Even if a woman has had a heart attack, she will benefit from quitting. A woman’s risk of having a second heart attack is cut by 50 percent or more after she stops smoking. The only safe and healthful course is not to smoke at all.

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Feast On Healthful Favorites

Broccoli, oranges, beans, oatmeal…nutritionally speaking, these foods are so outstanding that they should be part of everyone’s diet, especially one geared toward the prevention of chronic disease. Add a few more favorites such as kiwi fruit, strawberries and sweet potatoes, and you have a literal smorgasbord that can contribute to good health.

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