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You and Your Health

November 2012 Archives

Heart Failure Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Cancer

Heart Failure Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Cancer

But whether heart failure is the cause isn't clear, expert says. People suffering from heart failure may have a nearly 60 percent higher risk of developing cancer, a preliminary study suggests. continue reading »

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

Questions to focus on - It can be embarrassing to talk with your doctor about weight. But he or she can help you choose a weight-loss plan, including specifics on any diet or lifestyle changes you'll need to make. continue reading »

Health Tip: Exercise Isn’t Always Expensive

Health Tip: Exercise Isn’t Always Expensive

Here are less costly options - Exercise doesn't have to amount to a monthly pass to the neighborhood gym. The U.S. Weight-Control Information Network offers these in continue reading »

Help Kids Breathe Easier on Halloween

Help Kids Breathe Easier on Halloween

Doctor tells how to avoid allergy, asthma triggers. Allergy and asthma triggers lurk everywhere on Halloween, but some simple measures can keep children safe, an expert says. continue reading »