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Deciphering the DNA of Alzheimer's Patients
First batch of complete genetic data on 410 people with the disease made available to scientists
A Healthier Breakfast on the Go
Order a more healthful breakfast sandwich by skipping the cheese and choosing Canadian bacon or ham instead of bacon or sausage.
Eat a whole-wheat English muffin or bagel -- spread with plain jelly -- instead of a fat- and sugar-laden doughnut.
Note the size of muffins, bagels and biscuits. A jumbo muffin has two or three times the fat grams and calories of a regular-size one.
Choose yogurt and fruit for a quick, on-the-run start to your day.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.