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Healthy Eating And Physical Activity For Life
Consuming healthy foods and beverages, regular physical activity, stress relief and adequate sleep may help you stay healthy for life. ... Click to read more

What Is Lurking In The Pork Sold At Walmart Stores?
Is the meat you eat safe? Testing suggests it may not be. ... Click to read more

Is That Video Game A Health Risk? Three Things Parents Should Know
Smoking is found in many video games, including those rated appropriate for teenagers. ... Click to read more

Ten Tips To Pick Your Best Plan In The Last Days Of ACA Open Enrollment
It can be easy to shop for health insurance online. ... Click to read more

The End Of The Year Is Not The End Of Your Healthy Living Diet
Developing a support system of people who know your goals, strengths and weaknesses can be extremely beneficial in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially during the challenging times of the year. ... Click to read more

How People With Low Vision Can Stay Safe And Independent
Much can be done to improve quality of life. ... Click to read more

How To Put A Bow On Your Holiday Health Care Conversations
Your family can have happier, healthier holidays for years to come if you take some time to review your health care options. ... Click to read more

Six Top Wellness Trends to Watch For
Popular roads to wellness. ... Click to read more

Join A Clinical Trial To Help Advance Innovations In Health And Medicine
Clinical trials seek better ways to prevent, detect and treat disease to improve the health of current and future generations. ... Click to read more

Home For The Holidays
Certain changes in behavior in an older relative may indicate a need for long-term care. ... Click to read more

Mind Your ABCs To Manage Both Diabetes And Heart Disease
Having diabetes makes you more likely to develop heart disease. ... Click to read more

Five Important Medicare Changes Coming For 2020
Now's the time to decide which Medicare Advantage plan is best for you. ... Click to read more

Caregivers, Take Care: How To Keep Your Caregiving Duties From Overwhelming You
Today's technology lets caregivers focus attention on the key moments that matter most with loved ones. ... Click to read more

Ask The Doctor: Early Morning Challenges With ADHD
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder defined by impairing levels of inattention, disorganization, and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. ... Click to read more

Medicare Enrollment Season Is Coming: 5 Tips To Make Sure You're In The Right Plan
People covered by Medicare will have even more plans with a host of new benefits to choose from for 2020. ... Click to read more

Cold Medicine Ingredients Can Raise Your Blood Pressure
Simple precautions can prevent problems. ... Click to read more

Debunking Common Medicare Part D Myths
It's important to evaluate your Medicare Prescription Drug Plan every year. ... Click to read more

Research Continues To Drive Advances Against Cancer
Good news in the fight against cancer. ... Click to read more

Dry Eye: More Than A Minor Annoyance
Everyone should have an annual eye exam?particularly those with dry eye. ... Click to read more

Removing The Mystery From A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
It pays for men to be vigilant about their routine prostate cancer screenings. ... Click to read more

National League For Nursing Calls For Greater Civility Among Our National Community
An appreciation for creating and sustaining a culture of civility is essential for an inclusive and civil society. ... Click to read more

Putting An End To Polio
You can help eradicate polio?and make history. ... Click to read more

The U.S. Military Uses Laser Vision Correction For Mission-Ready Personnel
The U.S. military relies on laser vision correction procedures to make sure service members have the vision needed for operational success and safety. ... Click to read more

Helping People With Disabilities Forge A Path To Financial Independence
People with disabilities who want to work can discover opportunities for employment and move toward financial independence. ... Click to read more

Breathe Easier
To fight indoor pollution, you need to keep your air ducts clean. ... Click to read more

Get Your Kids Checked For Asthma And Allergies
Doctors now have better equipment than ever to help them diagnose asthma. ... Click to read more

Diabetes Makes Disaster Planning Even More Important
Nine steps to be ready for natural disasters. ... Click to read more

How To Scratch Head Lice Off Your List Of Worries
Defend your family against super lice. ... Click to read more

How To Never Miss A Day Of Your Medication
From pill reminders to tools for conveniently managing your condition, the answer to improved health could be in the palm of your hand. ... Click to read more

Free Glossary And Compensation Guide
A free booklet can help victims of asbestos diseases get the compensation they deserve. ... Click to read more

Feel Good From The Inside Out
To live your best life, think cellular. ... Click to read more

Combat Sickle Cell Disease by Filling the Missing Types
"Silent heroes" describes people who donate blood?and you could be among them. ... Click to read more

New Study Uncovers 'Hidden' Epidemic In Health Care: Hospital Drug Diversion
A recent report revealed health care providers may be in denial about employees and health care workers diverting controlled sub-stances away from patients. ... Click to read more

Protect People With PD
It's very important for people with Parkinson's disease to get their medication on time, every time, even when they're in the hospital. ... Click to read more

Will High Cholesterol Affect Pregnancy?
Women with familial hypercholesterolemia may need extra care while pregnant. ... Click to read more

The Importance Of Early Screening For Autism
Autism affects one in 59 children and early screening can make a lifetime of difference. ... Click to read more

Is It Seasonal Allergies Or Dry Eye?
A medical eye exam can determine the cause of your symptoms so you get the appropriate treatment. ... Click to read more

New Survey Reveals BP Monitoring Habits Need To Improve
A new survey revealed that many of the 103 million American adults with high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, aren't keeping close tabs on their condition. ... Click to read more

Make Health A Family Reunion Affair: Talk With Your Family About Kidney Health
Kidney disease affects an estimated 30 million adults in the United States. Talk with your family about risk factors, testing and treatment. ... Click to read more

Support For People With Disabilities On The Journey To Work
Social Security's Ticket to Work program may help you on your journey to financial independence. ... Click to read more

Fighting The Opioid Epidemic
Health care professionals could save more than 130 lives lost to the opioid epidemic each day. ... Click to read more

See Your Eye Doctor
Eight suggestions to keep your eyes healthy. ... Click to read more

Good Ideas On Aging Well
Ways to make aging easier. ... Click to read more

Suspect Stroke? Call 911
BE FAST when you suspect a stroke. ... Click to read more

Five Ways To Help Prevent Veteran Suicide
Too many veterans don't get the help they need, but experts say everyone should get involved to help save a veteran's life. ... Click to read more

Head Off A Head Lice Infestation Before It Happens
You can be proactive when it comes to preventing head lice. ... Click to read more

Floods Can Affect Your Well Water's Well-Being
People who have inground wells in areas affected by flooding should watch for contaminated water. ... Click to read more

Pressure Ulcers Cost U.S. Healthcare $10.2 Billion and Contribute to Nearly 29,000 Hospital Deaths Each Year
Pressure ulcers are both costly and deadly but new technology can dramatically curb the pressure ulcer pandemic. ... Click to read more

Benefits Of CBD Products
One of the best and most effective ways to benefit from nonpsychoactive, THC-free CBD is to use it on the largest organ of your body: your skin. ... Click to read more

Ten Easy Ways To Get A Dose Of Vitamin N(ature) In Just Ten Minutes
Scientific evidence proves getting outside is good for your health and well-being. ... Click to read more

Health Benefits Of Plant-Based Nutrition
Plant foods are nutrient dense. ... Click to read more

Talking With Your Health Care Provider About Kidney Health
Your doctor can tell you whether you have kidney disease and what to do about it. ... Click to read more

What You Need To Know About Heart Valve Disease
Answers to seven frequently asked questions about HVD. ... Click to read more

Answers To Questions About Keeping Your Heart Healthy
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for adults in the United States?but you can protect yourself. ... Click to read more

Health Services And Screenings Every Woman Should Know About
Women should talk to their doctors about what they can do to protect their health. ... Click to read more

Can You Afford an Unexpected Hospital Bill? Preparing Your Family for Unforeseen Costs
You can protect against rising hospital costs. ... Click to read more

Small Changes Can Mean Big Differences In Blood Pressure Control
Almost half of the U.S. adult population has high blood pressure. ... Click to read more

Easier Access To Insulin Through Discounted Direct Purchase Program
Doctors today have many ways to keep diabetes under control ... Click to read more

What To Do About The Flu
It's peak flu season. Are your symptoms those of a cold or the flu? ... Click to read more

How Do We Know LASIK Is Safe?
Your eye doctor can help you see your way clear to determining whether LASIK vision correction is right for you. ... Click to read more

Footballer Jerry Rice Makes Big Play For Kidney Health
Thirty million adults in the U.S. are estimated to have chronic kidney disease-and most aren't aware of it. ... Click to read more

Building A Medicaid Bipartisan Bridge
A bipartisan bill before Congress would make pharmacy prices more transparent. ... Click to read more

Thirty Years Of Perfect Harmony To Help Kids
Country music stars raise funds for kids with cancer. ... Click to read more

Living Better With Chronic Respiratory Diseases
Here's news that should help many people with chronic respiratory diseases such as COPD breathe easier. ... Click to read more

What You Need To Know About Cholesterol
New cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association emphasize a personalized approach to preventing and treating high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. ... Click to read more

New Brain Health Initiative Could Unlock Mysteries Of Alzheimer's, Dementia
Researchers seek preventions and treatments for age-related brain disorders. ... Click to read more

Cold, Painful Fingers Can Mean A Serious Disease
"Zombie Hands." That's what can happen to an estimated 5 to 10 percent of the population when temperatures start to fall. ... Click to read more

Age Healthier With These Five Tips.
How to manage your health despite your busy schedule. ... Click to read more

Do I Need Bunion Surgery?
Foot and ankle surgeons have new and better ways to help people with bunions. ... Click to read more

Head Lice Resolutions: How To Protect Your Child
When the dreaded lice letter comes home from school, you'll want an effective product?NOW. ... Click to read more

Talk To Your Doctor About Migraine Prevention
People with frequent migraine attacks can now get daily preventive therapy. ... Click to read more

Long-Distance Caregiving
Chances are at some point you'll be a caregiver to an older adult. Learn about local resources that can help. ... Click to read more

It's Never Too Late To Achieve A Healthy Weight
Simple tips and tools to help Americans start and maintain healthy habits. ... Click to read more

Winning Attitudes
Among the record 26,000 runners participating in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, nearly 1,000 were St. Jude patients or family members and friends. ... Click to read more

Time Is Running Out: Seven Last-Minute Tips For Medicare Open Enrollment
Seven things all Medicare enrollees should know. ... Click to read more

Medical Authorities Spread the Word About Prediabetes
A public service advertising (PSA) campaign encourages people to ask themselves "Do I Have Prediabetes" and helps them learn their risk. ... Click to read more

Writing Off The End Of The Year
The average person gains six pounds in holiday weight. ... Click to read more

Know The Facts: Five Biggest Myths About Diabetes
Nearly half of U.S. adults are at risk for or have diabetes. The numbers alone are staggering, yet diabetes continues to be misunderstood and often disregarded. ... Click to read more

How To Stay Comfortable During A Cold
The next time you get a cold, you won't be alone. Adults have an average of two to three colds a year, and children even more. ... Click to read more

Four Easy Tips That Will Keep You Working Out All Winter Long
Exercise can strengthen your immune system to help fight off cold weather blues and illnesses. ... Click to read more

Eight Tips For Caregivers To Help Ease The Risky Business Of Caregiving
Maintain your own well-being while caring for your loved one. ... Click to read more

Home For The Holidays
Certain changes in behavior in an older relative may indicate a need for long-term care. ... Click to read more

Do You Know If You Have COPD?
While a COPD diagnosis may seem overwhelming, with the right treatment plan, COPD patients can stay active and improve their quality of life. ... Click to read more

Sickle Cell: One Gene, Many Faces, And A Quest For A Cure
Sickle cell disease research, which has led to pain-reducing treatments. ... Click to read more

Medicare Advantage Plans Offer A Broader Mix Of Benefits
Whether you're new to Medicare or an established beneficiary, take a close look at Medicare Advantage plans during this year's open enrollment period. ... Click to read more

Kitchen Contamination: How To Keep Your Family Safe
A paper towel is the best way to clean up the bacteria found on a contaminated kitchen counter. ... Click to read more

Drink To Your Health
You can enjoy a refreshing pick-me-up without drinking something loaded with fat and sugar. ... Click to read more

Rural Americans Face Greater Challenges In Accessing Cancer Care, According To New National Survey
Americans worry about the cost and the availability of cancer care. ... Click to read more

Dos And Don'ts For Managing High Blood Pressure During Cold And Flu Season
People with high blood pressure should consult a doctor before taking any cold medicine. ... Click to read more

Keeping Mom And Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes
Steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes for you and your child. ... Click to read more

When Should I Worry About My Child's Foot Pain?
When a child has foot-related problems, early intervention by an expert can be key. ... Click to read more

One Family's Incredible Journey To Wellness
Standing up to cancer can be one of the toughest challenges anyone has to face. ... Click to read more

Hearing Aids That Suit The Modern Lifestyle
Four features to keep in mind when choosing hearing aids. ... Click to read more

Your Medicare Open Enrollment To-Do List
Things to keep in mind for Medicare's annual enrollment period. ... Click to read more

After Stroke Strikes, What Comes Next?
There could be more good news for many stroke survivors. ... Click to read more

Preparing For Motherhood: How To Protect Your Health And Your Growing Baby
The most important thing expecting moms can do for themselves and their baby is to protect their health throughout pregnancy. ... Click to read more

Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke
AFib can have symptoms such as an irregular-feeling heartbeat, shortness of breath and light-headedness or it can have no symptoms at all. ... Click to read more

Four Ideas For Health Care Planning In Retirement
Generate cash to pay your health care expenses. ... Click to read more

Innovative Technology Improves Patient Experience For Women Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast-conserving surgery can now be easier and faster. ... Click to read more

You May Be Able To Help Save A Child's Life
You can help save children hoping for lifesaving blood stem cell transplants. ... Click to read more

Organ Transplantation: 7 Surprising And Inspiring Things You Should Know
For people on the transplant waiting list, returning to health is a real and remarkable possibility. ... Click to read more

Managing Heart Failure
Heart failure can be treated and managed. ... Click to read more

Recovering From Stroke
Rehabilitation is paramount to helping people build their strength, capabilities and confidence. ... Click to read more

Flu-Fighting Facts
Protect yourself from the flu. ... Click to read more

Managing Moderate Pain Three Ways
While everyone experiences pain differently, managing it may be simpler than many people realize. ... Click to read more

Managing Your Mental Health With Or Without Insurance Coverage
Numerous programs are available to help uninsured Americans who struggle with mental health issues. ... Click to read more

Harnessing Research Discoveries For Patient Benefit
Cutting-edge research is making significant progress in the treatment of cancer. ... Click to read more

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better
Black women can reach and maintain a healthy weight by being more physically active and making healthier food choices. ... Click to read more

Small Moments Make a Big Difference.
Engaged fathers can help children lead happier, healthier and more successful lives. ... Click to read more

Make Your Health Part Of Your Hurricane Prep Plan
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts we may see an above average hurricane season. ... Click to read more

Release, Refresh, Reset
You don't have to let a busy schedule break your healthy stride or keep you from crushing your goals. ... Click to read more

Choosing The Right Caregiver For Your Parents
Finding the right caregiver can be less stressful if you know the right questions to ask. ... Click to read more

Why Won't My Ankle Sprain Heal?
Sprained ankles are painful and can limit your ability to walk, so accurate diagnosis and treatment are necessary. ... Click to read more

Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Insurers Efforts To Deny Patients Coverage
Americans believe insurance companies should not be allowed to deny coverage for people with chronic diseases. ... Click to read more

Reading Sunscreen Labels Can Save Your Family's Health
Studies show that parents need to exercise caution when choosing the right sunscreen for their kids. ... Click to read more

Struggling With Addiction? Tips On Finding Quality Treatment
Treating addiction doesn't have to be something you do alone. ... Click to read more

Combating Cancer In Young Women Online
Several communities are making a particular effort to see that young women have reliable online resources when it comes to breast cancer. ... Click to read more

Rural Hospital Closings In Missouri Reach Critical Level
Air ambulances get critically ill Missourians to the medical help they need when they need it. ... Click to read more

Veterans Today
If you or someone you care about is among America's more than 20 million veterans, here are a few facts and figures you may find of note. Do you know how people who are blind support our nation's veterans? ... Click to read more

What To Do When The 'Lice Letter' Comes Home
Don't panic, but do take control. ... Click to read more

Antibiotics And Your Dentist?CDC Urges You To Be Antibiotics Aware
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages the public to Be Antibiotics Aware by talking with their dentists about when antibiotics are needed for their oral health. ... Click to read more

What To Do When Life Makes You A Caregiver For Someone You Love
Providing encouragement and fostering understanding for those providing care for their loved ones. ... Click to read more

Is Your Sunscreen Harming The Reefs and Your Health?
Research shows a chemical in certain sunscreens is killing coral reefs and can harm the human body. ... Click to read more

Long Term Care Benefits: Secure Your Future, Protect Your Retirement
Active and retired members of the uniformed services can apply for stand-alone long term care insurance. ... Click to read more

Five Senior Health Myths
Some people have mistaken ideas that can jeopardize their health. ... Click to read more

Parents Hold The Key To Reducing Underage Drinking
Parents hold the key to helping kids make good decisions about alcohol use. ... Click to read more

Protect Your Health By Protecting Your Retirement Savings
Studies suggest taking care of your health involves fiscal as well as physical action. ... Click to read more

Ending The Tragedy Of 'Family Fire'
Every year, nearly 3,000 kids are shot by guns that come from the home. ... Click to read more

Top Five Toy Safety Tips
Whether your children are enjoying their favorite toys or picking out new ones, these tips can help to make sure they stay safe while they play. ... Click to read more

Thirty Years Later?Laser Vision Correction Remains A Good Option For Many
LASIK is a popular answer to vision troubles. ... Click to read more

Three Cool Ideas For A Better Night's Rest
Some 50 million Americans are affected by intermittent sleep problems. ... Click to read more

New Transplants Are Changing Lives
Changing lives in incredible new ways. ... Click to read more

How To Stop A 'Silent Killer'
There's a health condition that can be deadly, and often shows no signs or symptoms?but you can protect yourself from it. ... Click to read more

Is LASIK Safe? Plus, Answers To Six More Questions About LASIK
Answers to the six most-asked questions about LASIK. ... Click to read more

Don't Let Nausea Spoil Your Life
A science called neuromodulation can help you from feeling nauseate ... Click to read more

Connecting Caregivers To Local Resources And Support
Older adults and their loved ones can get advice and support on caregiving from the Eldercare Locator. ... Click to read more

When It Comes To Stroke, It's OK To Overreact
Stroke is serious; quick treatment can be the deciding factor between recovery and disability. ... Click to read more

A Great Way To Tap Into A Hot Job Sector
Careers that make a difference. ... Click to read more

Reducing On-The-Job Stress Improves The Classroom Experience
The teacher's self-care is an important tool for providing a better classroom experience for students. ... Click to read more

Grant Awarded For Novel Community Health Solutions
People living just five miles apart can have a difference in life expectancy of more than 20 years. ... Click to read more

Make Vision A Focus
Take steps to protect your vision so you can see the people and things you love for years to come. ... Click to read more

Everyone With ALS Counts
Learning about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is an important step in the battle to defeat it. ... Click to read more

Nurses Now Do More Than Ever
The next time you visit a hospital, you may be surprised at just how much of what happens there is done by nurses. ... Click to read more

When It Comes To Making Resolutions, June Is The New January
Stay active in hot weather by taking your workout indoors. ... Click to read more

Sun Smart Schools: Teaching Students Sun Safety In Nevada
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States but in many cases it can be prevented ... Click to read more

The ABCs Of IBD Treatments
When you're an active member of your health care team, you and your doctor can come up with the best treatment for you. ... Click to read more

Increasing IBD Patient Participation In Clinical Trials
Clinical trials can lead to new and better treatments. ... Click to read more

America Can Put Martin Luther King's Philosophy Of Love Into Practice Today
We don't have to ask what Martin Luther King Jr. would say to us, if he'd lived to see this moment in our history. ... Click to read more

How Your Next Dental Visit Could Save Your Life
Your dentist may be the first to spot serious medical problems, such as cancer, while they're easiest to treat. ... Click to read more

A Heart Disease Risk Even Your Doctor May Not Know About
It's a healthy idea to know all your cholesterol numbers, no matter how fit you feel. ... Click to read more

What's This Bump On My Foot?
Bumps on feet can signal serious or nonserious conditions, so it's best to have all bumps properly examined by a foot and ankle surgeon. ... Click to read more

How Americans In 'Food Deserts' Or 'Food Swamps' Can Still Fight Off Obesity
It's never too early or too late to make positive changes in your diet or fitness. ... Click to read more

What You Need To Know About Dental Implants
Implant treatment is considered standard of care and has the best long-term success rate. ... Click to read more

Unique Mushroom Extract AHCC? Shows Promise For Lyme Disease
New way to alleviate Lyme disease symptoms. ... Click to read more

Keep The Spring In Your Step: Good Reasons To Exercise After Age 50
There are ways to train without undo strain. ... Click to read more

Out With The Old, In With The Old-Inspired: Retro-Feeling Essentials Make At-Home Fitness Fun Again
Four ways to make healthy living more fun. ... Click to read more

How Accident Victims Can Find Justice
An American is accidentally injured every second. If you're ever among them, there are things you should know. ... Click to read more

A Honey Of A Solution To Rough, Dry Skin
Simple ways honey can help dry skin feel more supple. ... Click to read more

Know Your Risk Of Heart Disease
For a growing number of American women, knowing their numbers may just save their life. ... Click to read more

Understanding Crohn's Disease And Ulcerative Colitis
If you're among the 1.6 million Americans with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, there are a few facts you may find helpful to know. ... Click to read more

Reuniting Long-Lost Loved Ones
Imagine your loved ones are caught up in an international disaster or armed conflict and you have no idea whether they're safe. Fortunately, the world's largest humanitarian network can help. ... Click to read more

What You Should Know About Heart Valve Disease
Here's health information to take to heart. ... Click to read more

Healthy Living And Macular Degeneration: Tips To Protect Your Vision
Health news you may be glad to see. ... Click to read more

Atrial Fibrillation: When The Heart Skips A Beat
Atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart-beat, can cause chaos over time?but there are ways to treat it. ... Click to read more

My Vision Is Blurry, But Eyeglasses Don't Help
Some eye conditions cannot be corrected with eyeglasses?but they can be helped. ... Click to read more

How To C.A.R.E. About Being Your Best
C.A.R.E to live a healthier, happier, more active lifestyle. ... Click to read more

Five Reasons Your Hearing Aids Should Connect To Your Smartphone
Now hear this. ... Click to read more

Why?And How?To 'Heart' Your Kidneys, Every Day
Your kidneys are as essential to life as other vital organs, such as your heart. ... Click to read more

It's Flu Season: CDC Reminds Public That Antibiotics Do Not Treat Flu
Everyone 6 months or older should get a yearly flu vaccine. ... Click to read more

How To Help Sick Friends And Family Near And Far
Facing a Serious Health Condition?Stories of Strength and Life with a Rare Lung Disease ... Click to read more

Protecting Your Privacy
Some people are taking an unhealthy interest in your medical information?but they can be stopped. ... Click to read more

How To Help Sick Friends And Family Near And Far
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Mind-Body Workshops Help Military Heroes Heal
Tools and resources for coping with stress and trauma. ... Click to read more

Two Pilot Clinical Studies Show Promising Results: AHCC Mushroom Extract May Eradicate Recurrent HPV Infections in Women
Scientists have found a way to use a mushroom extract to help women infected with HPV. ... Click to read more

Living Well With Dementia In The Community
More support is available for people with dementia and their caregivers than ever before. ... Click to read more

How Older Adults Can Combat Loneliness And Social Isolation Through Exercise
An exercise class can be a great place for older people to make new friends. ... Click to read more

Keep Your Brain Fit
Scientific evidence points to the important role of hearing health in maintaining quality of life long-term. ... Click to read more

How To Look Out For Your Lips This Winter
When it's cold outside?and hot and dry inside?your lips need extra care to stay soft and feel comfortable. Here are five tips that can help. ... Click to read more

Five Tips To Help Minnesotans Quit Smoking
If you or someone you care about would like to quit smoking, here are five steps that can help. ... Click to read more

Live Life Well: Keeping Your Resolutions In 2018
Next year could be better than ever for you. ... Click to read more

Give The Gift Of Sight This Holiday Season
Take steps to protect your sight. ... Click to read more

Use Your Brain To Tackle Tinnitus
Sometimes, the problem with hearing loss is not just that you can't hear sounds that are there, it's that you can hear sounds that are not. ... Click to read more

Finding Help With Expensive Medications
If you or someone you love has a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers offer you a gift of hope. ... Click to read more

Get Help Taking Your Medicine
If you have a hard time keeping track of what meds you need to take when, your pharmacist can help. ... Click to read more

Medical Device Professional Living With Diabetes Now Uses The Insulin Pump He Helped Get Approved In The U.S.
Insulin pump technology can help people with diabetes enjoy greater freedom and better health. ... Click to read more

Reducing Your Risk Of Heart Attack
Protect heart health with diet, exercise and taking prescribed medication. ... Click to read more

Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday Season
Keep stress at bay and stay in the holiday spirit. ... Click to read more

The Truth About Alcohol During The Holidays: How To Eat, Drink And Be Merry (Responsibly)
Steps to reduce the risks of overindulging in drinking during the holiday season. ... Click to read more

Four Big Reasons For Little Kids To See An Orthodontist
Although parents may assume that they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist, all children should get a checkup with an orthodontist no later than age 7. ... Click to read more

Tackling Depression Can Lead To A Happier New Year
Expert advice on handling depression and the blues. ... Click to read more

Tips For Coping With Depression While Traveling
Don't let the stress of travel make depression worse. ... Click to read more

New Survey Finds Teen Acne Can Take The 'Self' Out Of Selfie
Teens today don't have to let acne get in the way of engaging with friends through a typical teenage activity. ... Click to read more

Top Five Tips To Stay Fit This Holiday Season
Don't let your fitness and diet goals get pushed to the side during the holidays. ... Click to read more

How To Deal With DOMS
Don't let a few aches and pains put you off your exercise routine. ... Click to read more

Tips To Help You Get Ahead Of Sepsis
Pay attention to infections. If an infection doesn't get better, seek medical care immediately. ... Click to read more

Bring Your Exercise Routine In From The Cold
Staying in shape when it's cold out doesn't need to be a challenge. ... Click to read more

Five Reasons To Get Your Hearing Tested Today
It's a good idea to get your hearing checked. ... Click to read more

National Survey Reveals Most Americans Are Unaware Of Key Cancer Risk Factors
Reducing cancer risk may be simpler than you realize. ... Click to read more

Older People Improve Life For Others And Themselves
Many older Americans have discovered sharing their accumulated wisdom with others who need help can be a big win all around. ... Click to read more

Combating The Opioid Epidemic In Appalachia
Individuals, government agencies, and businesses are taking steps to reduce the opioid crisis—and you can be part of the solution. ... Click to read more

Managing A COPD Diagnosis—Tips For Living Well
It can be confusing and scary when you first find out that you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a leading cause of death in the United States—but there are ways to keep living life to the fullest. ... Click to read more

New Guide-lines Mean More Americans Have High Blood Pressure—You Could Be One Of Them
New blood pressure guidelines will change how high blood pressure is detected, prevented, managed and treated. ... Click to read more

Antibiotics Aren't Always The Answer CDC Urges Public To Be Antibiotics Aware
Learn about safe antibiotic use. ... Click to read more

What You Should Know About Vaccines
Three easy steps to protection. ... Click to read more

Have A Deliciously Healthy Holiday Season
Find small, simple ways to incorporate more nutrition in holiday foods, without losing flavor. ... Click to read more

Surprising Perks Of Your Medicare Plan
Some Medicare plans offer free fitness memberships through programs such as SilverSneakers. ... Click to read more

Common Small Business Health Insurance Misconceptions
While health care can be mystifying, small businesses need not fall prey to misinformation and myths. ... Click to read more

It's All In The Stars: Rating System For Medicare Plans Explained
Seniors enrolling in Medicare often are surprised to discover that most Medicare health and prescription drug plans are measured by a five-star rating system. ... Click to read more

Healthy Holiday Eating Is Easier Than You Think
Smart snacking can help keep your energy up and your appetite under control. ... Click to read more

A Closer Look At LASIK Success Rates
When it comes to vision correction, the satisfaction rate for LASIK surgery is 96 percent. ... Click to read more

Fortify Against The Flu At Work With Feng Shui
Flu-fighting, energy-enhancing Feng Shui tips for your office. ... Click to read more

Your Money And Your Health: When It Comes To Probiotics, Less Is More
Though too small to see, probiotics can be a big deal when it comes to your health. ... Click to read more

Shock Chlorination Of Water Wells: What You Need To Know
Shocking facts about disinfecting a well. ... Click to read more

Three Easy Ways To Improve Your Life
Helpful hints to ease and enhance your life. ... Click to read more

Five Helpful Tips For Staying Fit And Fantastic After Age 50
Heed these five hints on keeping healthy, active and pain-free as you age. ... Click to read more

Understanding IPF—A Rare Lung Disease
Doctors today can treat a serious, irreversible lung disease. ... Click to read more

Majority Of First Responders Have Experienced Symptoms Related To Mental Health, Need Support To Receive Care, According To New Survey
First responders know how to save others but may need help saving themselves. ... Click to read more

Help For People With Problem Perspiration
A common but hidden scourge, excessive sweating—hyperhidrosis—is a serious medical condition. ... Click to read more

Medicare Open Enrollment Means More To Boomers Than Ever
Identify health care savings opportunities. ... Click to read more

Get Back On Your Feet—Tips For Running At Any Age
Take advantage of a free fitness membership. ... Click to read more

What Wise Wisconsinites Will Eat For Better Smiles
Here's nutrition news you can really get your teeth into: A balanced diet is essential for a healthy smile as well as good for the rest of you. ... Click to read more

Keep Kids Fit
One in five school age children is obese—but yours don't have to be. ... Click to read more

Vital Advice For Hearing Aid Wearers
Four tips to protect you in an emergency. ... Click to read more

Give The Gift Of Music For The Present Of A Lifetime
Make singing holiday songs extra special. ... Click to read more

NHLBI: Exploring Research Directions In Hope Of A Widely Available Cure For Sickle Cell Disease
Safe and effective treatments for sickle cell disease may soon be widely available. ... Click to read more

Clearing Away The Clouds Of Turbidity
Cloudy well water can be cause for concern. Testing can help. ... Click to read more

Progress Against Cancer
Significant advances against cancer have resulted in a steadily declining cancer death rate. ... Click to read more

Womanhood Is Not Defined By A Uterus: Debunking Myths About Hysterectomy
Doctors today can perform hysterectomies without causing early menopause. ... Click to read more

Myths And Facts: Clearing Up A Few Misconceptions About Eye Exams
Eye exams play a vital role in maintaining your health. ... Click to read more

Don't Risk Life And Limb: Know The Signs Of Peripheral Artery Disease
Leg pain could be a signal that your heart is at risk. ... Click to read more

Pile on the produce and reduce chronic diseases. ... Click to read more

Five Myths And Facts About Cholesterol
Understanding and managing cholesterol is an important part of protecting heart health. ... Click to read more

Tips On Choosing A Lice Treatment For Back-To-School
Parents today have a variety of over-the-counter options for treating lice. Here's a look at the three most common. ... Click to read more

Laser Vision Correction For Life's Major Milestones
Big life transitions are a good time to consider LASIK eye surgery. ... Click to read more

Our Journey To Conquer Cancer Needs More Fuel
Public investment in cancer research offers hope to millions. ... Click to read more

Pregnancy Planning—An App For That
Many women keep track of their body's ability to have a baby with help from an ingenious app. ... Click to read more

Five Fun Ways To Welcome The Tooth Fairy
When it's time for the Tooth Fairy to visit your house, you can celebrate the occasion in some special ways. ... Click to read more

Crispy Fruit Snacks In The Lunchbox Get An A+
A healthy lunch and nutritious snacks can keep kids happy and attentive throughout the school day. ... Click to read more

Cherish Your Hearing For Life
How to handle hearing loss. ... Click to read more

Spread The Word, Not The Flu
The best way to help prevent the flu is to get an annual flu vaccination. ... Click to read more

Four Ways To Show Your School Spirit
Fun ways to demonstrate your school pride. ... Click to read more

Screen To Keep Spine Trouble From Getting Worse
It's time to check kids for scoliosis. ... Click to read more

When Veterans' Caregivers Are Left Behind
Older disabled veterans may not get all the benefits more recent ones do. ... Click to read more

A Guide For Health Care And Insurance Usage: Four Factors That Inform Americans' Health Care Decisions
Access to quality health care and reliable insurance coverage is in a constant state of change. ... Click to read more

SilverSneakers Celebrates 25 Years of Health and Happiness
Free fitness classes for older adults. ... Click to read more

Six Amazing Secrets Behind Your Smile
Each smile is unique. What does yours say about you? ... Click to read more

Learning To Trust Your Gut: Not As Simple As It Sounds
Trust your gut to keep you healthy. ... Click to read more

Scientists Discover A Better Way To Clean Teeth
Here's something to smile about. ... Click to read more

Prioritize Your Child's Eyesight This School Year
The back-to-school season is a great time to check in on your child's sight. ... Click to read more

Saved By The Scan
You've quit smoking, now take the next step toward protecting your health. ... Click to read more

Prostate Cancer Facts And Figures That May Save Your Life
If you or someone you care about is a man over 50, now may be a good time to ask a doctor about prostate cancer screening. ... Click to read more

Building Healthy Communities
Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several chronic diseases. ... Click to read more

How To Use Nutrition To Make It Through Menopause
Ease the symptoms that occur with age, naturally. ... Click to read more

Nurse And Mother Of Two Takes New Approach To Finally Lose The Weight
If you ever fear you have a fat chance of being slim, consider the case of Bayyinah Guerrant. ... Click to read more

Dieting For Dollars
Thanks to "weight loss wagering" with HealthyWage, for many people, looking slimmer means a fatter wallet. ... Click to read more

How To Sleep Better When You Travel
Five steps toward better sleep, a better trip and even better productivity and relationships. ... Click to read more

Two Keys To Protecting Water Wells From Contamination
Protect your water quality. ... Click to read more

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