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Picnic Potato Salad

Made with red potatoes and a rosemary vinaigrette, this mayonaise-free potato salad makes a great addition to any picnic basket. 

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Tattoos and Body Piercing Quiz

Do you know how to choose a reputable tattoo shop? What kinds of illness can stem from a body piercings? Test your knowledge about tattoos and piercing here.

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Strong Seniors: Exercise Ideas for Older Adults

Building activity into your later years helps you live longer and better.

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Strengthen Your Workout

By keeping your muscles strong, you can help slow down the natural loss of muscle mass. You may even add years to your life.

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Fitness
Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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.
Men's Health
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Approximately 14 million people in the United States have rosacea. It most often affects adults between the ages of 30 and 60. Rosacea is more common in women, but more severe in men. Find out more about rosacea by taking this quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Lung cancer is a cancer that starts in the lungs. The major cause of lung cancer is smoking cigarettes. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer by taking this short assessment.

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      Degenerative changes or injury to the knee can cause pain, swelling, and immobility. When knee pain affects your quality of life, you may be a candidate for total knee replacement. In this video, you will learn about knee replacement surgery, its benefits, and its potential risks.

      Since the commercial success of drugs such as Viagra and Cialis, more men feel comfortable talking with their doctors about erectile dysfunction (ED). That’s particularly good news for their hearts.