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risks

Make your garden one of delights, not dangers

Spring has finally arrived and you're eager to get outside. Go for it! Just take care to limit your risks.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Those perilous pooches

For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.

Smart steps to reduce SIDS

Breastfeeding isn't just about nutrition and brain development—it may even play a role in developing safe sleep habits.

FDA: Know risks of permanent birth control

Some devices can cause serious complications—and it may also take up to three months before they start working.

Check early, check often

For men, regular screening and early detection are essential in battling the top three cancers.

As easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

This list of "do's and don'ts" can lead to improved health—but you don't need to tackle them all at once. Small steps reap big rewards.

9 out of 10 strokes could be prevented

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor.

Have heart problems? Watch the protein

Bacon and eggs are yummy, but diets rich in animal protein have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes.

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