• MARCH 15, 2017
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    Take Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

    Take Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

    The best way to prevent skin cancer is to protect your skin from the sun and other sources of ultraviolet (UV) rays. To protect your skin: Stay in the shade as much as possible between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher. Cover up with long sleeves, long pants or

    • MARCH 22, 2017
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    Stay Active As You Get Older

    Stay Active As You Get Older

    Physical activity is good for people of all ages. Staying active can help: Lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer Improve your strength and balance so you can prevent injuries and stay independent Reduce symptoms of depression Improve your ability to think, learn, and make decisions Before

    • MARCH 17, 2017
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    Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

    Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

    You can help reduce your risk of stroke by making healthy lifestyle changes. These are the most important steps you can take to lower your risk of stroke: Keep your blood pressure in the normal range. If you smoke, quit. Keep your blood sugar (glucose) in the normal range. If you have heart disease, treat

    • MARCH 3, 2017
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    Manage Stress

    Not all stress is bad. But chronic (ongoing) stress can lead to health problems. Preventing and managing chronic stress can help lower your risk for serious conditions like heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, and depression. You can prevent or reduce stress by: Planning ahead Deciding which tasks need to be done first Preparing for stressful