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Health/Wellness

Expert tips for preventing and treating tick bites
Tick-borne illness is the fastest-growing infectious disease concern in the U.S.
 
7 inspiring people who owe their lives to the generosity of others
 
5 health myths you shouldn't believe
Are you being duped by these common health myths?
 
9 questions every parent should ask their pediatrician about vaccination
 
The workout that works for seniors of all ages and mobility levels: resistance training
Resistance training is a great option for seniors of all health and mobility levels.
 
4 simple ways to help your family eat well on a budget
A few simple tips using frozen foods can help put any family on a path to healthier eating.
 
5 things to know for IBS Awareness Month
 
One health, One medicine: 5 ways people and their pets can stay healthy together
Wellness for people and pets can go hand in hand if you follow these tips.
 
Immunize children to protect them from serious diseases [Infographic]
Many vaccine-preventable childhood diseases are still active in the U.S.
 
Look good or feel good? 5 home improvements that let you do both
When it comes to home renovations, don't choose between looking good and feeling good.
 
Understanding Multiple Myeloma
Learning more about multiple myeloma through research may help patients feel more empowered and informed.
 
Has your disability insurance really got you covered? [Infographic]
The unexpected happens. Got a plan for it?
 
You'll see the benefits of protecting your eyes with these tips
It's important for consumers to make smart eye care choices to help protect their vision.
 
Dry eye affects most menopausal women; nutrition can help
There's one symptom that's often forgotten when menopausal hormones begin to fluctuate - dry eye.
 
Health trumps wealth in importance to retirees' well-being
Think wealth is the most important thing to retirees? Think again.
 
Two-year degree programs and one-year certificates can open doors to in-demand careers in health care technology
Health information technology career options are growing for a number of reasons.
 
Make sure you're fresh in an instant for unexpected encounters
 
What would Harvey Cushing do about the state of Cushing's disease management today?
Long term management and monitoring of Cushing's disease is important.
 
Add 1 often-overlooked task to your childproofing plan: Secure your TVs
Securing your TVs should be at the top of your childproofing to-do list.
 
Do your supplements stack up? 4 tips to ensure they make the grade
How do you know what supplements you do - and don't - need?
 
Awareness of COPD growing but many remain undiagnosed
An estimated half of people living with COPD are unaware and undiagnosed.
 
3 ways to make your backyard irresistible to kids this summer
This summer, why not help your children get excited about a healthy and fun time outdoors?
 
New treatments offer hope to elders with macular degeneration
What is the future with people who have AMD? Find out.
 
5 things you should know about macular degeneration [Infographic]
Here are five things older Americans should know about age-related macular degeneration.
 
The important role vaccines may play in helping to keep children and adults healthy
Vaccination can protect infants, children and adults from certain diseases.
 
Tips to prevent prescription drug abuse at home
Do you know how to prevent prescription drug abuse in your home?
 
What you need to know about multiple myeloma
What do you need to know about multiple myeloma?
 
The key to a gluten-free breakfast sandwich: potatoes
Gluten keeping you away from breakfast sandwiches? Try this gluten-free potato recipe
 
Under pressure: How to manage stress before it affects your health
Too much stress can lead to negative health effects. Learn to manage it.
 
Testing for infectious diseases early in pregnancy is key [Infographic]
Pregnant women can pass infectious diseases on to their unborn babies.
 
Know a child with autism spectrum disorder? [Infographic]
A recent study showed wireless listening devices can enhance speech perception in children with ASD. Learn more here.
 
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?
Reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.
 
Uncovering kidney cancer: An often silent disease
Learn more about the most common type of kidney cancer.
 
The invisible battle: managing your chronic pain
Have chronic pain? Try these pain-management techiques.
 
Living with MS, finding inner strength
Living with MS requires having an inner strength to overcome challenges faced daily.
 
Discover unexpected ways to drink more water
Increasing your water intake is not as difficult as you may think with expert tips.
 
The cost of catching a cold or the flu [Infographic]
Spring has sprung, but is your cold still lingering?
 
How much salt do you need for a healthy diet?
Do you know how much salt you really need in your diet? You may not be getting enough.
 
Spring clean your health
Spring is a time to reevaluate your daily routine and make positive changes.
 
Small-batch cooking trend moves from human tables to pets' plates
Human food trends often find their way to pets' plates, too.
 
Hack for a cause: hackathon develops stress management tools for multiple sclerosis [Infographic]
 
Improve your spring-cleaning routine and create a healthier home
Spring cleaning? Make certain your indoor air is kept clean as well.
 
Avoid an accident with poison prevention at home
Learn how to keep your children safe by preventing poisoning at home.
 
A small change can make a big nutrition difference [Infographic]
What healthy snack and beverage choices have you made today?
 
Spring and flu are here: 5 tips to keep you healthy
The threat of flu is still out there - protect your family.
 
Feeling short of breath? It could be something serious
What do you know about Pulmonary Fibrosis? Learn more here.
 
5 tips for service members to stay mission ready [Infographic]
Maintain your psychological and physical resiliency by following these useful tips.
 
Speaking up is more vital than ever for women with advanced breast cancer, survey shows
Info on how patients and care givers can improve dialogue regarding breast cancer treatment.
 
A closer look at multiple myeloma [Infographic]
March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. Learn more now.
 
Nothing to sneeze at: 5 tips for seasonal allergy relief
Find your allergy relief this spring with these tips.
 
5 symptoms of menopause: What you can do to help relieve them
 
Are you getting enough protein? The answer may surprise you [Infographic]
Is your protein diet where it needs to be? Find out.
 
6 tips for a safe outpatient surgery experience
Experts provide advice on how to have a good outpatient surgery outcome.
 
5 tips to help improve your digestive health
Maintaining digestive health is more important than you think.
 
Are you 50? Time to get tested and prevent colorectal cancer
Over 50? It's time to get a colon test done. It could save your life.
 
Colon cancer survivor's journey inspires a new country song
Learn more about colorectal cancer and use your voice to create change.
 
Look 10 years younger with expert anti-aging tips
Erasing years from your appearance is actually simpler than most people think.
 
What you need to know to control this silent killer
Hypertension is called the silent killer; don't miss even one medication dose.
 
Golf legend Arnold Palmer and actor-writer-comedian Kevin Nealon find common ground in fight against blood clots
Get the facts about deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
 
10 tips for kids' good dental health
Dental health is an important part of overall health for children.
 
7 simple tips to help babies adjust to daylight saving time
Learn expert tips to help your little one sleep well during the daylight savings time transition.
 
Operation safety: Tips to make every bath a safe bath
For your next bath makeover, make it functional and stylish.
 
Show support for the 30 million who fight rare diseases [Infographic]
There are 30 million Americans living with a rare disease. Learn more about their fight.
 
What couples starting a family should know about prenatal testing
To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, it's smart to know about prenatal testing.
 
Vicki Lawrence shares personal health challenge for first time
Emmy award-winning actress Vicki Lawrence is sharing her experience with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU).
 
Healthy starts: The surprisingly simple way to make your own baby and toddler food
Introduce your children to a nourishing, whole-food diet at a young age.
 
Hooked on books: Why reading to your baby is a must
Early literacy skills begin in infancy. Here are five reasons reading to your baby is a must.
 
What are you doing to protect your eyes from too much screen time? [Infographic]
Learn about technology's effect on your eyes and what you can do to ease the strain.
 
Why experts recommend skin-to-skin contact for infants
Regularly practicing skin-to-skin contact great benefits for mom and baby.
 
5 simple parenting tips guaranteed to transform your picky eater
These expert tips will help you with any type of picky eater.
 
Breathe deeply and safely: 5 ways to protect yourself from CO poisoning
Protect your family from CO poisoning with these five tips.
 
Smart buying decisions: How hearing aids give you a great return on your investment
Learn how hearing aids make for a smart return on investment.
 
Every day heart health in February and beyond
You can make small changes this month that will benefit your heart all year round.
 
Roadmap to a healthy heart [Infographic]
Study shows Concord grapes can support a healthy heart.
 
The Impact of Meningococcal Disease in the United States
If you're a parent of a teen or young adult, talk to your healthcare provider to learn more about meningococcal meningitis or visit www.MeetMeningitis.com.
 
7 mind-blowing ways smart hearing aids can change your life
Learn how better hearing and smart hearing aids can change your life.
 
Why is it so hard for all of us to lose weight?[Infographic]
Staying on track with a healthy routine isn'teasy, but Weight Watchers is here to help
 
5 tips to slash prescription drug costs
How you can cut the cost of prescription medications.
 
Better knowledge, products make 'aging gracefully' easier than ever
Aging gracefully can be easier than ever when you have the right knowledge and products.
 
Hepatitis C: A hidden disease [Infographic]
Millions of Americans have Hepatitis C, many don't know it.
 
The ABC's of HDL and LDL cholesterol [Infographic]
Learn about how bad cholesterol can hurt you.
 
New survey reveals insights into emotional and physical impact of a fatal lung disease [Infographic]
New survey reveals insights into emotional and physical impact of rare and fatal lung disease.
 
You deserve the best health treatment possible
Specialty nurses can help people with wound, ostomy or continence issues feel better faster.
 
Poised for success: Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job
Treating hearing loss can help pay dividends on the job.
 
Are you at risk for a cardiovascular event? [Infographic]
Learn your cardiovascular risk with the ProHeart Path Tool.
 
Think it's too soon to start planning your child's summer? Think again
Guidelines for choosing a summer camp for your kids.
 
The 9 to 5 of cold and flu in the mid-atlantic [Infographic]
From morning to night, cold, cough and flu symptoms can get in the way of life's everyday
 
The 9 to 5 of cold and flu in the midwest [Infographic]
From morning to night, cold, cough and flu symptoms can get in the way of life's everyday
 
Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.): An Adult Patient's Journey [Infographic]
Bing eating disorder (B.E.D.): An adult patient's journey
 
Nothing to sneeze at: How to keep your family healthy this flu season
Tips to help you keep the flu from being a seasonal tradition.
 
About Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in Adults [Infographic]
About binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) in adults
 
Whole grains and heart health go hand-in-hand [Infographic]
Learn more about how whole grains can improve your heart health.
 
You're as young as you dream [Infographic]
What's your wish of a lifetime?
 
More than just annoying: The link between snoring and heart disease
Snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which puts you at risk for heart disease.
 
February is Heart Month: 5 surprising facts that might save your life
These five important heart facts might save a life. Learn more now.
 
National Children's Dental Health Month reminds parents of the importance of oral health
Dental health is an important part of overall health for children.
 
An ideal number 2 may not be a number 2: what your bathroom habits might be telling you
Your bathroom habits are an important indicator of your gastrointestinal (GI) health.
 
5 simple ways to disconnect and enjoy 15 minutes of 'me time'
"Me time" is good for you, and it can happen in as little as 15 minutes.
 
A little inspiration can go a long way for people living with relapsing multiple sclerosis
Learn more about the approximately 400,000 Americans are living with MS.
 
Know how and when to screen for cervical cancer [Infographic]
A Pap and HPV tests can work together to assess your risk of cervical cancer.
 
Give your game day fans delicious and healthy snacks to help them cheer their team on to victory
Everyone needs a healthy diet to battle the stresses of everyday life and cheer their favorite team to victory.
 
3 hearty breakfast recipes for everyone in a hurry
Don't skip breakfast just because you're in a hurry. Make a quick meal on the go.
 
5 tips for surviving stroke with mobility and independence
Learn how can you increase your chances of surviving a stroke and preserving your mobility and independence.
 
Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks
Senior women can take these steps to reduce heart disease risks
 
Tips to help cancer patients prevent infections during the winter
Cancer patients can take these steps to prevent infections during winter months.
 
Want to get your kids to eat healthier? Try adding some peanuts. [Infographic]
Try these protein-rich snacks for a treat your kids will love.
 
Identifying pain medication addiction in your friends; yourself
Learn to spot the warning signs so you can tell when you or a loved one are addicted to pain medications.
 
Actress Brenda Strong has 'The Other Talk'
Fifty is a major milestone in a woman's life: from physical changes, to becoming an empty-nester, to new homes or careers, it can be a time to re-focus on one's self and gain a new sense of freedom. During this time, one change that women may not anticipate is postmenopause.
 
Pocket doors offer accessibility in every home
Pocket doors make rooms in the house much more accessible.
 
5 reasons to get your kids' hearing checked this year
 
Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and affordable..
 
Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle
Know the nutritional score of everything in your grocery store aisles.
 
Give children the vitamins and minerals they need [Infographic]
Help supply children with the vitamins they need to grow healthy and strong.
 
Women's pain: Common, treatable and often overlooked or mismanaged [Infographic]
Recent studies shed light on how women cope with pain.
 
7 big (but easy) ways businesses can reduce employee absenteeism
Absenteeism is a costly concern for employers. Here are ways businesses can help reduce employee absenteeism.
 
Simple swaps for a healthy lifestyle
Making progress toward health goals can be as simple as replacing less healthy habits with healthier choices.
 
7 facts to power through the toughest cold or flu
 
Flu myths versus facts for parents and caregivers [Infographic]
Separate the facts from the fiction regarding the flu vaccine.
 
A simple conversation could help provide life-saving information during and after pregnancy
Every two minutes, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, according to the WHO. Most of these deaths are preventable.
 
How wide is America's nutrition knowledge gap? [Infographic]
Learn more about a national survey to assess how Americans perceive key vitamins and minerals.
 
Learn how to combat symptoms this cold and flu season
Tips on how to get the rest you need to stay healthy this cold, cough and flu season.
 
5 ways to keep your New Year's resolution
Try these tips to keep your New Year's resolution on track.
 
Moms in training: 3 sanity-saving tips for new mothers
Tips for new parents to make the right choices and protect their sanity.
 
You can prevent cervical cancer
Cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully. Learn more now.
 
Prepare for surgery: 5 steps every patient should take
Surgery and anesthesia are safer than ever, but can make even the most fearless patient a bit nervous. Here's some helpful information and steps to take.
 
5 easy-to-accomplish New Year's resolutions with a big health impact
 
The best New Year's resolution? Don't make one
Instead of setting large goals for the new year, focus on staying physically active and making healthier choices year round.
 
Easy tips to help beat calorie-overload this year
Getting started on a weight management plan can be easy.
 
How the Affordable Care Act may affect your tax refund
Do you know how the Affordable Care Act will affect your tax refund?
 
 
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