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Improving Men’s Health Through Competition
Exercise 6/9/2011

The urology department began the Men’s Four Miler in 2004 when the physicians realized that the men they were treating for prostate cancer were, in fact, more likely to die from heart disease than their cancer.

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4 Steps to Sun Safety for Your Kids
Kids, Prevention 6/1/2011

"Sunscreen time!" "I don't want it!" Sound familiar? Getting kids, whether toddlers or teenagers, to stand still long enough for you to adequately cover them with sunscreen can be a daunting task. But it's a crucial one; children get most of their lifetime sun exposure before age 18. And since…

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Heart Failure: Are You At Risk? video post
Prevention 5/24/2011

Tony was only 53. But he was often short of breath and too tired to play with his kids or enjoy golf. We often think heart failure only happens to older people, but younger adults like Tony with other (sometimes undiagnosed) heart conditions or other risk factors can also develop…

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Mammogram Advice for Your 30s, 40s and Beyond
Prevention 5/23/2011

Breast care got really confusing a while back when recommendations were released for mammography screenings. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) — a group of health experts — recommended that women start mammograms at age 50, instead of 40. Different groups, like the American Cancer Society, all weighed in…

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