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Osteoarthritis Risk Factors

Osteoarthritis isn't inevitable as you age! If you identify and work to eliminate the preventable risk factors early, you have a chance to live arthritis-free. Watch this to find out more.…


Surprising Risk Factors for Depression

Anyone can be diagnosed with depression, but what risk factors make a person more susceptible? Depression and other mental disorders can indeed be inherited (thanks, heredity!), but environmental fact…


Risk Factors for Stroke

1 in 16 deaths in the United States is directly related to a stroke. So make sure you know your risk factors for having one—it just may save your life!…


Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure

Some people are more likely to develop high blood pressure than others. Find out if you're in the high-risk group. …

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High Blood Pressure Facts

Knowing the facts about high blood pressure can save your life. So why not brush up on them right now?…


Breast Cancer: The Survivor and Warrior

I was 44 when I was diagnosed with stage-2 breast cancer on June 22, 2007. My tumor was 5 centimeters, and I ended up having a mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation, and herceptin; I recently started th…


Breast Cancer: 10 Myths Debunked

What is your risk of breast cancer? What about antiperspirants and breast cancer? What you don't know CAN hurt you. Misinformation can keep you from recognizing and minimizing your own risk of breast …

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Breast Cancer: Are You At Risk?

Here's a pop quiz: 1. Are you a woman? 2. Do you keep getting older? If you said yes to both, then yes, my friend, you are at risk for breast cancer. Understanding which risk factors you ca…


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