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Deciphering the DNA of Alzheimer's Patients
First batch of complete genetic data on 410 people with the disease made available to scientists
A Dangerous Mix: Youngsters and Exercise Equipment
Young children often stick their hands or feet into treadmills, stationary bicycles and rowing or stair-climbing machines, which can cause a serious injury. About 25,000 children are injured each year on exercise equipment. If you have one of these machines at home, don't use it when a child is in the room unless someone else is watching the youngster closely.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
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.
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.