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prevention

Break a sweat over the holidays, but do it safely

Before you take off to run the jingle bell race, make sure you take appropriate injury prevention steps.

You may be prediabetic and don’t know it, CDC warns

On average, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and the number of adults diagnosed with the disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years.

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

Some salads are healthier than others

The house and garden varieties tend to be fairly basic—lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions—and good bets if you're watching your weight or calorie intake.

Exercise to conquer chronic health conditions

Getting a move on also lowers body weight, blood pressure and triglycerides.

Not all plant foods are equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease.

How to dodge summertime threats

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping.

Patient Story

‘It helps you for a lifetime’

A proactive approach to pre-diabetes aims to help people avoid the condition.

Life after breast cancer treatment

By setting goals and developing a well-informed plan, you can find a new normal that works for you.

Let’s talk about the guys

Changes in diet and fitness can help the men in our lives avoid heart attack, stroke, cancer and erectile dysfunction.

9 out of 10 strokes could be prevented

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor.

‘Sunshine vitamin’ lowers MS risk

We've long known vitamin D can calm the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Evidence shows it may help prevent it, too.

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