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Health Highlights: July 27, 2014
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Remembering Your Asthma Medicine
If you don't always remember to take your asthma medication, put a reminder note on the refrigerator, a calendar or bathroom mirror, says the American Medical Association. Other tips: Set a timer or alarm clock. Ask family members to remind you. Find a certain time of day to take it -- before brushing your teeth at night, for example.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
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.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.