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Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Fungus
Your feet, particularly your toenails and in
between the toes, are prone to fungal infection, often referred to
as athlete's foot. This can lead to itchy toes and thick, brittle
and discolored nails.
Health Tip: Seniors on the Move
Walking is the most popular form of exercise
in the United States. The average American takes between 8,000 and
10,000 steps per day. Podiatrists tout walking as one of the best
exercises for your feet because it contributes to circulation,
maintains weight control and promotes overall good health.
Great American Smokeout Is Thursday
The American Cancer
Society launches its annual Great American Smokeout event Thursday
as anti-smoking advocates push to reverse a slowdown in the decline
of tobacco use in the United States.
U.S. Diabetes Rates Soaring: CDC
A stunning new federal
report reveals just how bad the obesity-linked type 2 diabetes
epidemic in the United States has become, with rates of the
often-preventable disease hitting record highs.