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Surviving colorectal cancer linked to a high-fiber diet

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=b83be986-ff54-4ef9-b1e6-a0cb60fb5e21#.Wk5_G9KnHRZ Diet can make a difference after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer. A new study suggests people with colorectal cancer may have a lower risk of death if they eat more fiber. Colorectal cancer—that’s cancer of the colon or rectum—is the third most common cancer in both men and women and the second leading […]

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Feel better with fiber in your diet

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=d0bf2e5a-182c-4c32-ae8b-99ca4ea36c22#.Wk5-8tKnHRZ Fiber can improve digestion, cut the risk of disease and help control weight, but most Americans don’t get enough. Eating something you can’t digest might sound silly. But when that something is fiber, it’s a smart choice. Fiber not only works to keep your digestive system healthy, it also helps you prevent heart […]

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Study: Whole grains may spur weight loss

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=77097386-0fb2-4ae7-9a14-3c9b5cc1f424#.Wk5-xtKnHRZ You may have heard it before: Make half your grains whole. Whole grains are high in satisfying fiber, but a new study reveals another benefit—they may actually promote weight loss. The eight-week study included 81 men and women. For two weeks, everyone ate the same foods. After that, participants were randomly assigned to eat […]

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How to stop mindless eating

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=ced0f0fd-40f7-46d8-b8d9-18c0915c898d#.Wk5-rdKnHRZ Odds are, you’re consuming more calories each day than you realize. Be honest: Have you ever finished eating a bag of potato chips, even though the chips were stale and you were full? Have you ever eaten the last piece of a so-so-tasting chocolate cake simply because it was there on your kitchen […]

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Winter workouts for kids

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=f4f2eb4a-3e48-4734-879f-4a1c7b67d06c#.Wk5-etKnHRZ Tips for keeping children active in bad weather. Winter weather doesn’t mean your child needs to go into hibernation. There are still plenty of opportunities for kids to get off the couch and be active. And as a parent, it’s important for you to promote activities that get your child moving even when […]

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Put together a perfect workout playlist

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=24c37a01-4e53-466c-841a-da6e33121a42#.Wk5-X9KnHRZ The best gear in your gym bag just might be your headphones. After all, the right music is a powerful motivator. It can help you push past your last few weight reps or minutes on a treadmill. It can even help you go faster—and make a tough workout seem easier.  

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Maintaining a healthy weight after you quit smoking

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=f100897d-73cc-4aa5-b211-51f77e886367#.Wk51uVw-dBw Many people gain weight when they quit smoking. A few simple strategies can help control this side effect. You may be concerned about gaining weight after you quit smoking. It’s true that your body uses food more slowly after you first stop smoking, and you may eat more when you quit. But if […]

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Cigarettes: No. 1 enemy of lungs

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=2578ffa3-68bf-4092-813c-7ef4cd3e223b#.Wk59-NKnHRZ Smoking cigarettes is one of the worst things people can do to their health. Your lungs are among the organs that sustain the most damage from cigarette smoke. For every cell in the human body, oxygen is an absolute necessity. The vital task of collecting oxygen from the air and bringing it into […]

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Protect your skin from winter weather

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=48161121-6123-447a-a726-29b475101ee4#.Wk51AVw-dBw Winter weather can be hard on your skin. But there are a number of simple things you can do to help keep your skin in good condition. Winter weather can be cruel to your skin, leaving it dry, cracked and irritated. Sometimes, it can even cause skin to bleed. If you live in […]

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Top tips for healing dry winter skin

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=2963c7d9-4dcf-4481-bcaf-f374a1e75753#.Wk5081w-dBw Does your skin tend to flake, itch and crack this time of year? You can probably blame it on the cold, dry air. If winter skin is driving you up the wall, try the following tips from the American Academy of Dermatology and other experts:   Should you see a doctor? See a doctor if […]

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