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Category: Your Health

Can You Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The short answer is no. Right now, there’s no intervention that can prevent rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This is because no one knows exactly why some people develop it. The disease seems to have several triggers. But if you arm yourself with the knowledge of what can trigger it, then you can hopefully work toward avoiding it or manage the symptoms better. What is RA? Rheumatoid arthritis ...

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Category: Your Health

Key to Curing Colon Cancer is Early Detection

A colonoscopy may not exactly be a walk in the park, but it’s not even close to the dreadful experience it’s often thought to be. Fear and anxiety cause far too many of those at risk to avoid this valuable screening that saves lives. Let’s take a look at some statistics. -The American Cancer Society reports that each year around 50,000 people in the United States die from colon (or color...

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Category: Your Health

5 Things to Do Daily to Keep Your Heart Healthy

  You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your heart going strong? Here are five key things to do every day to help your heart keep ticking: 1. Eat healthy fats.We need fats in our diet, including saturated and unsaturated fats. But one fat we don’t need is trans fat, which is known to increase the risk of developing heart dise...

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Category: Medicare Your Health

Stay fit with a Medicare Advantage plan that includes a SilverSneakers membership

Physical fitness is an important aspect of overall health, so it’s important to make sure you get the exercise you need. Some Medicare Advantage plans make it easier for you to get fit and stay fit by offering a SilverSneakers fitness benefit. The program can help you improve your health and stay independent, so it’s important to look for a Medicare Advantage plan that includes this bene...

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