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Americans have taken big steps to be healthier – like decreasing smoking and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels – but we still aren’t exercising enough and eating right. Those conclusions from a recent American Heart Association (AHA) report highlight a serious statistic: in spite of some improvements, cardiovascular disease still kills one American every 40 seconds.
Falls – a leading cause of injury among seniors – can be made less likely with physical therapy and vitamin D supplements, according to new recommendations from a government-backed panel.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is focusing on a holistic approach to wellness during this week, National Public Health Week.