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How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

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Health Tip of the Day

Parents' Role Important in Preventing Drug Abuse

It takes more than saying "no" to keep teens off drugs. Preventing drug abuse requires parents to frequently discuss the health and safety issues involved in drug use. Experts at the University of Washington stress the importance of listening to your teens during such talks and not lecturing. Setting standards for behavior and consequences for not meeting those standards also is important.

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Mental Health
Your 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.

Health Centers

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.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.