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Parents who practice healthy lifestyle behaviors during pregnancy and beyond may be able to reduce their children’s risk for ADHD.

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AIDS is a life-changing diagnosis that can have wide-ranging impacts, particularly within the Latinx community.

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Maintaining bone health is an important component of healthy living because bones affect many body processes and they are built to last a lifetime.

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The lungs begin healing right away after quitting smoking, which is why quitting sooner than later can lead to better overall health.

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Being screened for depression can connect people with the treatment they need to effectively manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

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Respiratory diseases are exceedingly common in the US, with nearly 40 million people suffering from the two most common forms, COPD and asthma. However, there are many ways to prevent respiratory conditions from developing in the first place.

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Physical therapy may be combined with medications or used on its own to reduce and treat chronic pain.

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A woman may reduce her risk for breast cancer by eating higher amounts of foods with nutrients and antioxidants proven to fight cancer.

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Hearing loss can often be easily prevented by wearing earplugs, exercising regularly, using medications properly, and practicing other ear-healthy behaviors.

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Excess body weight in the form of fat is linked to an increased risk of chronic illness and chronic pain. However, losing weight can lower the risk of these future outcomes.

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Alzheimer’s disease has been in the news recently because of a new medication approved by the FDA, but there are many other emerging therapies.

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In the US, the National Cancer Institute estimates that 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. For those of African descent, the number is more startling — 1 in 5 men are projected to develop the disease.

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Celiac disease is a digestive immune condition that can drastically affect one’s quality of life. However, once diagnosed, it can be treated and managed with dietary adjustments.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can cause hormonal changes in a woman, affecting her physical characteristics, ability to become pregnant, and future health outlook.

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Head lice tends to be extremely common among school-aged children but can often be easily prevented by avoiding direct contact with infected individuals.