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Live well with asthma: Know your triggers

May is Asthma Awareness MonthMay is Asthma Awareness Month! Did you know that many asthma patients have found that making just one lifestyle change helps improve their symptoms. Know your triggers and avoid them.

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Women's health: Understanding hormone risk

Hormone health – whether related to health promotion, disease prevention, or optimal nutrition – is a critical issue for women and the health care providers who treat them. Issues such as hormone therapy, breast cancer prevention and treatment, and soy consumption are challenging health topics made more complicated by the ever-growing, and sometimes conflicting, information available to the public.  In this confusing environment, how do women and their health care providers access reliable information to make wise choices?

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Are you at risk for osteoporosis?

If you can agree with any of these statements, you could be at high risk for weak bones, and you should talk to your health care provider to learn about ways to prevent osteoporosis.

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