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Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke
You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn.

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Health Tip: Manage Stress
It's common to be frequently stressed. When faced with a stressful situation, according to the American Cancer Society, your pulse quickens, you breathe faster, your muscles tense and your brain uses more oxygen.

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills
Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a cat be helpful to people with mental illness? Absolutely, new research suggests.

Hey Runners, Be Sure to Choose the Right Shoes
The only equipment you really need to go running are running shoes. But choosing a pair can often feel like a shopping marathon.

Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?
Researchers from Denmark are suggesting a potential -- and unusual -- risk factor for stroke: Being short as a kid.


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