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Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence
Tips to Become More Active
You've vowed to become more active. Here are some tips from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases on how to do that.
Be sure to check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.
Start slowly to give your body a chance to get used to a new activity.
Warm up by spending a few minutes getting your body ready to exercise.
Cool down by slowing down your exercise. This helps relax your muscles and prevent injuries.
Set short-term and long-term goals to keep you focused.
Find a friend or family member to exercise with you.
Track your progress by keeping a log or journal.
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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.