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What We All Should Know About Asthma

Some 24 million Americans now suffer from asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. When exposed to a trigger like pollen, pet dander, cigarette smoke, or exercise, these passages constrict even more or fill up with ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Lower Back

If you’re laid up with an aching back, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. Of course, there can be many causes — the back is a complicated structure of ...

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Colorectal Cancers Are Increasing in Millennials—7 Symptoms to Know

You’d be hard-pressed to find many millennials concerned about colorectal cancer. (Since cancer that affects the colon, aka large intestine, and rectum, which connects the colon to the anus, are so similar, they're often grouped together.) After all, these diseases ...

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6 Crucial Things to Know About Your Family History, According to Doctors

The GI doc The doctor: Robynne Chutkan, MD, founder of the Digestive Center for Wellness in Chevy Chase, Maryland Must-know family history: Inflammatory bowel diseases, like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, as well as colon polyps and cancer. Up to 20 percent of ...

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The One Very Subtle Symptom of Lung Cancer You Need to Know

Believe it or not, lung cancer—not breast or uterine or ovarian cancer—claims more women’s lives every year than any other type of cancer. One of the reasons is that there’s no proven screening test for detecting early lung cancer, so ...

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Know The Ropes: 3 Ways To Wring The Life Out Of Your Triceps

You probably already use the cable rope attachment in your training. But that doesn’t mean you’re using it to the best of its abilities! Because this classic lifting tool is so pliable—as opposed to, say, a straight bar—it allows you ...

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10 Things to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

How to eat like a Greek At this point, you probably already know that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Research proves over and over again that people who put an emphasis on produce, fish, whole grains, and ...

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Is Drinking Vinegar the Next Lemon Water? Here’s What to Know

I have long been a fan of apple cider vinegar (ACV), an old home remedy that has some solid science behind it. Research suggests ACV may offer health benefits, such as helping to reduce blood sugar, support gut health, and potentially warding ...

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3 Stretches Every Big Guy Should Know

Credit: Getty Images Many people think preparation for moving big weights should simply be doing a few moves with smaller weights first. And sure, you might raise your heart rate and warm up your body, but it probably isn’t doing ...

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What You Should Know About Mold and Children’s Toys

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com. If this week’s news about mold hiding in popular baby teether Sophie the Giraffe has you freaked out about your own child’s toys, we don’t blame you. (Those pictures were pretty frightening.) Even if ...

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