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The importance of a healthy lifestyle in disease prevention is widely understood and most people know that lifestyle changes and choices can be critical to good health. Yet, few practice healthy behaviors that constitute healthy living.

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      Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) Article
      • What is the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare)?
      • What are the major changes to medical insurance? How does the ACA affect Medicare?
      • What are the benefits of the Affordable Care Act?
    • Smoking During Pregnancy Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage or stillbirth, low birth weight or premature birth, and more....learn more »
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      Smoking During Pregnancy Article
      • Smoking during pregnancy facts
      • How does smoking affect a pregnant woman and her baby?
      • Is any amount of smoking safe in pregnancy?
      • What are the risks of secondhand smoke in pregnancy?
      • Can nicotine replacement products be used during pregnancy to quit smoking?
    • Job Stress and Your Health Early warning signs of job stress include headache, sleep disturbance, difficulty in concentrating, short temper, upset stomach,...learn more »
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      Job Stress and Your Health Article
      • Tips to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress
      • Coping with work stress in today's uncertain climate
      • Tip 1: Recognize warning signs of excessive stress at work
      • Tip 2: Reduce job stress by taking care of yourself
      • Tip 3: Reduce job stress by prioritizing and organizing
      • Tip 4: Reduce job stress by improving emotional intelligence
      • Tip 5: Reduce job stress by breaking bad habits
      • Tip 6: Learn how managers or employers can reduce job stress
    • Cancer Prevention Certain behavioral, lifestyle, and environmental factors contribute to cancer. Cancer prevention involves modifying these factors...learn more »
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      Cancer Prevention Article
      • What is cancer prevention?
      • Carcinogenesis
      • Cancer Risk factors
      • Factors That are Known to Increase the Risk of Cancer
      • Factors That May Affect the Risk of Cancer
      • Interventions that are known to lower cancer risk
      • Interventions that are not known to lower cancer risk
    • Heart Attack Prevention Overview Heart attacks are the major causes of unexpected, sudden death among men and women. A heart attack is also a significant cause of...learn more »
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      Heart Attack Prevention Overview Article
      • Introduction
      • What is atherosclerosis?
      • What are coronary heart diseases (CHD)?
      • What is angina pectoris?
      • What is a heart attack?
      • Ventricular fibrillation
      • Heart failure
      • What is cerebral vascular disease?
      • Ischemic stroke
      • Hemorrhagic stroke
      • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
      • When does the coronary atherosclerosis process begin?
      • Have most people done enough to prevent atherosclerosis and heart attacks?
      • What are the risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis and heart disease?
      • How can coronary atherosclerosis and heart attacks be prevented?
    • Vitamins & Exercise: Heart Attack Prevention Series Vitamins and exercise can lower your risk for heart attack and heart disease. Folic acid, vitamins, and homocysteine levels are...learn more »
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      Vitamins & Exercise: Heart Attack Prevention Series Article
      • Homocysteine, folic acid, and B vitamins
      • What about antioxidants for heart attack prevention?
      • How about exercise for heart attack prevention?
      • What about smoking cessation for heart attack prevention?
      • Recommendations to prevent heart attacks

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