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Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold
Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say
Air Pollution Linked to Heart Disease
Breathing polluted air, especially smoky exhaust from factory smokestacks and the tailpipes of diesel-powered vehicles, can contribute to exercise-induced heart disease, says the American Heart Association (AHA). A recent study also found people with heart disease were three times more likely to suffer ischemia or decreased oxygen supply to the heart muscle, after exercising in highly polluted air.
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.
Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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.