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AMA: Resolutions for a Healthy New You in the New Year
Date:12/17/2007

iet high in sodium increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. Limit salt intake to one teaspoon per day, or half a teaspoon if over 50, to help lower blood pressure and decrease the chances of getting heart disease or having a stroke.

6. Get a flu shot: Getting an annual flu vaccination is the single best way to protect against the virus. With flu season lasting into the spring, vaccination in January or February is still effective and will have significant medical benefit.

7. Screen for cancer: Early detection is often the key to beating cancer. Women over 40 need to schedule an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer. All patients over 50 years of age should talk to a physician about a colonoscopy to improve the chances of early detection of colon cancer.

8. Protect skin from the sun: Use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day and be sure to increase it to 30 or higher if exposed to the sun for a prolonged period. See a physician every year for a professional skin exam to detect early signs of skin cancer.

9. Vote with the uninsured in mind: The uninsured tend to live sicker and die younger than those with health insurance. In this time of giving to others, be sure to vote in the 2008 election with the 47 million uninsured Americans in mind.

10. Talk to a physician: Many people only see a physician when ill and often overlook the fact that they are great resources for information on losing weight, reducing stress, quitting smoking and other issues that may affect overall health. Feel free to contact a physician with health concerns or questions; he or she can help you achieve your health goals.

"Making even small changes to your lifestyle can help you look and feel great all year," said Dr. Davis. "Eating right and exercising are two resolutions that can improve your overall health and reduce your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, stroke, and osteoporosis."


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