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Today in Health News

April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials say

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Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Tool
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Quiz: Snakebite Quiz
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Health Tip of the Day

Low-Sugar Jam on Toast

One way to cut back on saturated fat in your diet is to eliminate the butter on your breakfast toast. Instead, use low-sugar jam. It contains no fat.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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.