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Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

Advanced care planning is important for people of all ages.

Understand your choices so you can plan ahead for you and your family.
  • Don’t Forget to Talk About Memory Problems

    Many of us worry about developing memory problems as we age. So it may be surprising that less than half of adults with memory concerns have discussed them with a health care provider.

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  • Mixed Messages on Alcohol and Women's Health

    The news on alcohol is confusing. On one hand, researchers say that moderate drinking helps prevent heart disease. On the other hand, they say drinking increases the risk of breast and other cancers, as well as other health problems. So, is it good for women to drink … or not?

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  • Have Diabetes? Protect Your Kidneys

    Diabetes places your kidneys at risk. About 30% of adults with diabetes have chronic kidney disease. However, you can catch it and take action early.

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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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