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Smoky Three-Bean Soup

As the weather cools down, why not try this protein-packed warm-me-up?

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Cholesterol Treatment Gets Personal

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association updated their cholesterol management guidelines. One big change is that health care providers are now encouraged to take a more personalized approach when treating patients.

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Can You Be Addicted to Video Games?

It’s easy to get caught up in a video game but can you actually become addicted to it? The World Health Organization says yes.

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Nutrition
Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Orthopedics
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Asthma flare-ups can be started by things known as triggers. Do you know what can trigger asthma? Test your knowledge.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

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      Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Learn about the different types of heart failure, and the treatments that can help you manage it.