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October 2009
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Shape Your Surroundings
Make It Easier to Control Your Weight
Researchers have recently found several factors influencing your weight that you might not be aware of. Here's how to recognize and take control of the things that may be tripping up your efforts at weight control.
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Medications: Use as Directed
The Risks of Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription drugs help millions of people live longer and healthier lives. But if you don’t take your medicines as directed, or if you take someone else’s medications, the results can be deadly.
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