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Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions

As the holidays get underway, you might get caught up in the hectic busyness of the season. But the stress and anxiety of the holiday can take a toll. Give yourself and your family permission to start some new traditions that will help keep the madness under control.

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Enlightened Sausage Stuffing

Try this traditional sausage stuffing made with turkey sausage for your holiday meal.

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Herb and Spice Quiz

Do you know your coriander from your cumin? Find out the answers to common questions about herbs and spices.

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Not Your Father's Cigarettes

While fewer teens are smoking cigarettes overall, many have turned to e-cigarettes and hookahs. Teens often think these alternatives are safer than traditional cigarettes. But the tobacco and nicotine in these products still have risks. 

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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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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    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.


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      To many people, grilling signifies summer. Favored spoils of the season: steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, and ribs. You may also want to toss some bison on those grates.