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Understanding Cancer

Cancer is a general term that represents a wide range of different conditions in the body. Cancers can have different characteristics, locations, and treatments, but they all represent uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer starts out as a single cell that turns into an abnormal cell, possibly from genetic and […]

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8 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Yet, there are many simple lifestyle habits you can adopt to help reduce your risk of developing it. Here are eight steps to help prevent heart disease that are appropriate for all ages: Eat a wide variety of healthful […]

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Controlling Risk Factors for Diabetes

Controlling Risk Factors for Diabetes Diabetes is most often seen in those who are 45 years or older, overweight, have a family history of diabetes, and have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol. It is most commonly found in African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American, or Pacific Islander populations. […]