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Health Tip of the Day

PMS Cravings

Women who suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) often are sensitive to changes in their blood sugar levels that can cause cravings, fatigue, headaches and mood swings. If you have PMS, eat three smaller meals and three nutritious snacks each day, say researchers at the University of California-San Francisco. Healthy snacks include brown rice cakes and string cheese.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.