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How to Reduce Your Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

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Stomp out smoking


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Cut back on alcohol


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Smoking and drinking together is even worse


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Get the jab for HPV prevention


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Shield yourself from the sun


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Keep your dentist in business


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Eat the rainbow ...


Orange smoothies.
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… And make it delicious


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Stay on a healthy path


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

@milepostmedia

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.