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No one is immune from strains and sprains, but here are some tips to help keep you injury-free.
Participate in a core-strengthening program to build abdominal and low back muscle strength.
Do stretching exercises daily.
Maintain good posture.
Always wear properly fitting shoes.
Nourish your muscles by eating a well-balanced diet.
Get regular exercise in addition to conditioning.
Warm up before any sports activity, including practice and use or wear protective equipment appropriate for that sport.
Mental HealthYour mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPDChronic 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.
Women's HealthStay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.