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These 'Health' Habits Could Backfire

You try to take good care of yourself. But some habits that you think are healthy may actually be harmful. Here’s how to avoid five common mistakes.

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Should You Start Colorectal Cancer Screening Earlier?

There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among adults younger than age 55. In response, the American Cancer Society now recommends most people begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45.

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Digestive Health and Mental Health Are Connected

“Gut feelings” are the real deal. Your digestive organs, or “gut,” can react to emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. And your brain can react to signals from your gut as well.

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Mental Health
Mental Health
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.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
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 Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    Answer this one: Which is the most important hygiene habit to teach young children? Learn the answer to this and other prevention questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.

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      Artificial hip joints have become quite common in recent years. Over time, however, some hip implants may loosen or otherwise need to be repaired. This video takes a look at hip revision surgery.

      It can be hard to discuss money matters with older family members. Many of us may prefer to avoid such a sticky subject entirely. This reluctance can make it easy to overlook a potentially serious problem: financial abuse.

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