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The state of osteoarthritis [Infographic]
Osteoarthritis affects about 27 million adults in the United States.
 
Make this football season a smarter one
Football season is here, and it's vital for parents, coaches and players to take steps to ensure player safety.
 
7 things you should know about vaccinating your child
Vaccines are an effective way to protect your child from serious illness and disability. Here are seven important things you should know about vaccinating your child.
 
New coaching program helps people living with multiple sclerosis improve financial wellness
MS affects nearly 2.5 million people worldwide, including more than 400,000 people in the U.S. People living with the disease can face many challenges due to unpredictable symptoms that disrupt their life and career.
 
Preparing for back-to-school: backpacks, new jeans and vaccines
Preparing for the upcoming school year? Don't forget to make sure your kids' vaccinations are up to date.
 
Simple steps people with diabetes can take to improve their quality of life
One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity. Here are five tips to help you get started.
 
Sports concussions generate attention with start of school year
Concussions are generating a lot of attention these days as an increasing amount of research highlights the difficulties in treating them.
 
5 foods for better moods, and 5 more that only bring you down
Nutrition can affect your mood, for better or for worse. Here are foods to boost your mood, and those to avoid.
 
Boost your pet's health with these preventive measures
Learn how to keep your pet healthy with these preventive measures.
 
Hospice reminds grieving children they are not alone
Grieving for a lost loved one is difficult for anyone but it is especially tough for children. Learn how hospice helps children cope.
 
Award winning actress, S. Epatha Merkerson, urges people with type 2 diabetes to accept America's Diabetes Challenge
S. Epatha Merkerson is teaming up with Merck on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, encouraging people living with type 2 diabetes to join her in pledging to know their A1C.
 
Learn how to exercise smarter, not harder
Teaching your body how to use fats and carbohydrates at the right times during exercise helps get the most out of your exercise program, thus working smarter rather than harder.
 
Personalize your health and wellness to help meet your goals
Experts say the more you customize your wellness plan for your personal needs and style, the more likely you'll support your fitness and health goals.
 
Simple tips for feeling and looking your best - inside and out
When you learn to live a healthier lifestyle, you can begin to reap the benefits of more energy, improved vitality and elevated spirits. Follow these simple and realistic steps to feel your best and increase your overall well-being.
 
Turn over a new leaf with your diet this fall to achieve healthy, glowing skin
A healthy diet, rich in leafy greens, and a holistic approach to skincare can have complexion-beautifying benefits.
 
Don't make these common mistakes when something hurts
Learn more about managing pain and when you should see a pain medicine specialist.
 
Gasp-worthy perils of bad indoor air - and what you can do about them
Poor indoor air quality is nothing to sneeze at. Here's what you can do about some of the unexpected side effects of bad air.
 
Not your mother's menopause: new ways to manage symptoms
Although menopause is a milestone event for an estimated 50 million-plus women each year, there is an increased focus on the topic during September, which is National Menopause Awareness Month.
 
Youth sports: the entire family is on the team [Infographic]
Learn how youth sports affect more than just the athletes themselves.
 
Keeping pre-teens safe as they grow older
As children grow up, it can be difficult for parents to know how to stay connected and keep them safe.
 
What caregivers of people with AMD need to know [Infographic]
How do you care for someone with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Understand how AMD progresses and available treatments for the more than 15 million Americans diagnosed with some form of AMD.
 
Make peace with fall: Get over your love-hate relationship with autumn allergies
People who suffer from fall allergies no doubt love the fall colors and the festive time of year, while hating the sneezing, sniffling, wheezing and itching.
 
How to get to your blood sugar goals [Infographic]
Learn more about what you can do to reach your personal A1C goal with this helpful infographic.
 
The impact that sensitive bladders are taking on women's quality of life [Infographic]
Results from a survey conducted by Always Discreet reveal the hidden impact that bladder leaks are taking on women's quality of life globally.
 
Making health a family affair
Life is busy. And sometimes - in all of its craziness - it's easy to lose track of what's really important: health and family.
 
Allergy and asthma preparation: an important item on the back-to-school checklist
Don't let your child's allergies or asthma stand in the way of a great school year.
 
3 reasons now is the time to get vaccinated
Vaccines protect you from serious and sometimes deadly diseases. Yet most adults in the United States are not fully vaccinated. Here is what the experts recommend.
 
New national health initiative focuses on Parkinson's patient engagement
Each year, 60,000 people in the US are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD), a chronic, degenerative neurologic disorder that each person experiences differently.
 
Are you getting the most from your protein? [Infographic]
Research shows protein is a key part of building and maintaining lean muscle, but are you eating the right type of protein? Learn more now.
 
Grown up snack substitutions to satisfy your inner child's taste buds
Step back into your childhood with these delicious, healthy taste substitutions.
 
Beyond the backpack: Back-to-school shoe-shopping tips to keep kids healthy and parents happy
Shoes are one of the most important back-to-school purchases parents will make. Follow these tips to keep kids healthy and parents happy.
 
15 common food allergy myths, debunked
Did you know that people perceive peanut allergies to be 40 times more prevalent than research says they are? This is just one example of the misinformation lurking in popular culture about food allergies.
 
Why salt is essential to human life
Learn why salt not only helps your food taste great but is also an important ingredient for your good health.
 
Get smart about asthma before getting back to school
Before returning to the classroom, it's important that children with asthma are prepared for the school year ahead.
 
Do-it-this-weekend ways to improve your home's indoor air quality and energy efficiency
Improve your home's indoor air quality and energy efficiency with a few simple projects that can be accomplished in a weekend.
 
Keeping your teens healthy this back to school
Most people know little about meningococcal meningitis or how a simple vaccination can protect kids from this deadly disease.
 
Preparing to survive: considerations for life after cancer
As cancer survivorship improves, people everywhere are learning new ways to enjoy life after cancer.
 
What is one of the best foods to donate to food banks? [Infographic]
When it comes to protein, essential vitamins and nutrients, and flavor, peanuts and peanut butter are a valuable donation to help feed the hungry.
 
5 health tips to empower men to man up and take charge of their health
Men have the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" mentality, but a few simple steps today can improve well-being in the short-term and help men stay healthy in the long-term.
 
More support for managing COPD
Many new challenges await people living with COPD, from dealing with a diagnosis to learning how to do things differently. Having access to education and support can help.
 
Reproductive health is a life-long consideration [Infographic]
There are many diseases or conditions that affect women differently, or to a greater extent than men. One such area: reproductive health.
 
Savvy parents share back-to-school lunchbox and snack tricks
Tips and tricks for parents who want to get an A+ from their kids for lunch and snack-time tastiness.
 
Choosing a Medicare plan? Ask yourself these questions
What you should know if you're shopping for a Medicare plan as open enrollment time approaches.
 
Ick factor - Why you may be struggling to get rid of those pesky head lice
Head lice are a reality of back-to-school season. Here are some tips for parents dealing with the pests.
 
How to make the start of the school year healthy and happy
Families get busier when kids go back to school and it can be difficult to make healthy choices. Here are some ways to keep things healthy during this busy season.
 
The ABCs of a good balanced diet
Learn more about hidden hunger and who's at risk.
 
Planning, communication and cooperation help reduce back-to-school worry for parents of students with diabetes
Parents of children with diabetes can take steps to ease back-to-school worries.
 
See how a fitness expert stays fit and healthy with a daily dose of fun
Find out how one New York trainer combines fitness and fun into his daily routine.
 
Why it's critical to make eye exams part of your back-to-school routine
Find out how an eye exam can tell you if your child's vision is ready for the upcoming school year.
 
Healthy lunch and snack ideas for back to school
If schools and parents received report cards on the lunches they're serving kids, most wouldn't receive a passing score. Here are some tips to keep your child eating healthy foods.
 
Breakup with breakouts [Infographic]
Get the inside scoop on what causes acne and how you can help your skin see clearer skies no matter your age.
 
Help your kids make the grade with healthy back-to-school snacks
It's easy to forget nutrition in all the hustle and bustle of getting ready for school each day. Make a pact to embrace healthful eating, whether breakfast on the run, packed lunches or after-school snacks.
 
10 incredibly simple ways to ease back-to-school stress
Helping your child ease into the school year sets them up to succeed both academically and socially. Consider these tips for a seamlessly transition from summer to back-to-school season.
 
Back-to-school nutrition primer: Give kids a healthy head start on academic success
One of the most important components of academic success is often overlooked: nutrition. Here are some super foods and ideas for picky eaters so your child is eating healthy and excelling academically.
 
Nomophobia: When a modern smartphone affliction leads to addiction
For people who are extremely connected to their mobile devices, going without them, even for only a few minutes, can be an anxiety-filled experience. Nomophobia, or the pathological fear of remaining out of touch with technology, is a relatively modern affliction.
 
Plateau-busting tips for avoiding common workout pitfalls
Plateaus can derail your workout and weight loss. Here's how to avoid them.
 
Natural stress relievers for families busy with school
Back-to-school season can be stressful. Take these natural steps to relieve stress.
 
What you need to know about hepatitis C testing [Infographic]
Those who have tested positive for chronic hepatitis C should ask which specific strain they have. Here's why.
 
Over-the-counter medicines help Americans to get well, stay well, and feel well [Infographic]
Nine out of 10 Americans use over-the-counter medications to treat common, everyday ailments, saving the health care system $102 billon each year.
 
Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers
Tinnitus, commonly called "ringing in the ears," is the perception of a sound in a person's ears or head that has no external source. Here's what boomers need to know about hearing health.
 
Why the FDA wants pregnant women to eat more fish [Infographic]
Think fish is off the menu during pregnancy? Think again. The FDA now encourages moms-to-be to eat more seafood for the health of their baby.
 
Taking responsibility for your health: Ask for yourself. Do it for your family
A simple conversation could help encourage your loved ones to take responsibility for their health.
 
Tips for making real, pure ingredients a part of everyday life
Look for these opportunities to incorporate plant-based, nutrient-rich foods into your daily diet.
 
Encouraging millennial women to develop life goals [Infographic]
Join the community of millennial women to define your dreams and pursue your life goals.
 
Why nutrition is just as important for mom as it is for baby after birth
After baby arrives, all of the attention goes to him, especially when it comes to eating, but many moms may not realize how important it is for them to eat well during this critical time - especially if they are breastfeeding.
 
Why employers and payers should care about the rising cost of obesity [Infographic]
Employers can play an important role in reversing the obesity trend by educating employees and members, and providing tools to improve conversations in the exam room.
 
Learn how to help college students take control of their health
College may provide the first opportunity for many young adults to make important health decisions for themselves. Learn how to help college students take control of their health.
 
5 tips to keep your family healthy and your house clean this school year
Keep your kids healthy so they get the most out of this school year.
 
Wholesome snacks for back to school
The new school year shouldn't stop you from offering your children healthy snacks. Try these easy creations.
 
Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips
Learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and how you can improve your condition.
 
5 things parents should be aware of when it comes to kids and digital devices
Kids are exposed to blue light from digital devices nonstop, and eye doctors are reporting a 50 percent increase in digital eye strain because of it.
 
Does your bladder control your life? What you should know about your options
If you have overactive bladder, treatment can help. Here are your options.
 
Intersection of technology and health care improves patient care
The health care industry is shifting its focus from volume to value, rewarding health care providers who offer higher quality, more efficient care. Many health systems are adopting new technology to enable this evolution.
 
Seniors: healthy eyes equal happy lives [Infographic]
Keeping eyes healthy while aging can help reduce the risk of vision loss. Here's how.
 
Hospice care: separating fact from fiction
Many people think that being on hospice means lying in a bed, barely conscious. This is just one myth about hospice care. Read on to learn other facts.
 
Vacation-ready: Feeling good about your gut
For those who are living with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, vacation may present some challenges. Consider these expert tips.
 
Bridging the disability insurance gap
Underestimating the risk of becoming disabled can throw a person into financial difficulty. Disability insurance can help, but is not always taken advantage of.
 
Loud cheers lead to victory in Brazil [Infographic]
It's the fans who matter when it comes to football and the world match-up in Brazil. One opinion is that the fans who cheer the loudest will see the most success.
 
This Independence Day, help start a national conversation about an often-neglected issue in women's health: sex after menopause
Some women say sex after menopause is fabulous. For millions of others, it's something to avoid. Yet many suffer in silence finding it too awkward and uncomfortable to bring up.
 
Survey shows that most affected by obesity are not taking steps to lose weight [Infographic]
A 2012 National Health and Wellness Survey of 23,000 people with obesity shows most of those affected by obesity are not taking steps to lose weight.
 
Tips for daily sun safety this summer [Infographic]
Your skin is exposed to the sun daily, which can increase your odds of developing skin cancer.
 
National survey calls for putting 'personal' back into personalized cancer care [Infographic]
New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome).
 
Redefining what it means to do things 'like a girl' [Infographic]
Girls should feel proud and confident. The phase, "like a girl" now means something that's downright amazing.
 
What's the right family size for you? [Infographic]
Seventy-two percent of women with complete families are interested in permanent birth control options. See what else women with complete families want when it comes to birth control.
 
Travel tips for your eyes only
Eye conditions can turn a vacation into an eye sore. These tips will help you enjoy your travels, and see everything clearly.
 
Can't sleep? Your personality may be the problem [Infographic]
Your sleep (or lack thereof) could be affected by your bedtime routine. And that bedtime routine - for better or worse - might very well be a product of your personality.
 
Why kids and nutritionists reject new school lunches
Find out how new school lunch restrictions may be denying your child important nutrients.
 
Living each moment of life with hospice
Hospice care is not about the end of life, but about living every remaining moment to its fullest. Here's help for choosing a hospice provider.
 
Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen
Nervous about having a conversation with your senior loved ones about their driving? They may be more ready to talk than you think.
 
3 myths about microwave foods
Finding out what's true and what's not about your favorite snacks.
 
The tween years: How to survive as a parent
The tween years are tough for everyone. Some expert advice can help parents cope with the trials of tweenhood.
 
Create a more natural summer with safe, effective household cleaning tips
Give your family a healthier, fresher summer with these tips for natural household cleaning.
 
Follow these expert rules for gorgeous, resilient hair
Learn the rules to maintain the hair of your dreams.
 
A world of whoops: The nation's most accident-prone cities [Infographic]
Accidents are just more common in some areas. Discover the nation's 10 most accident-prone cities.
 
Teenagers believe legalization of marijuana encourages experimentation and may lead to further drug use
With legalization of marijuana occurring in states across the country, it's more important than ever for parents to talk to teenagers about the realities of substance abuse.
 
Struggling for breath: Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk
Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room. This is a frightening potential reality for an estimated 24 million Americans with COPD.
 
Budget-friendly tricks for serving meals your family will love
Take the stress out of mealtime with budget-friendly planning tips.
 
Parents, prevent heatstroke by never leaving a child alone in a car
One child dies every 10 days from heatstroke. Learn how to keep your child safe.
 
Good habits to keep teens safe on the road
Learn some simple tips to help teens stay safe while riding in cars.
 
Spit up: Parents often confused about an occurrence considered normal in most babies
When feeding babies, they often spit up. Is this normal?
 
Do you feel tired all the time? [Infographic]
It's normal to feel tired sometimes, but people with narcolepsy struggle to stay awake and alert more often than not.
 
Food safety tips for the summer cookout
Cooking outdoors may provide a sense of relaxation and calm, but the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reminds those cooking outdoors to focus on the necessary steps to ensure food safety.
 
Kickoff summer on the right foot
There are several ways to care for your feet and help get them ready for their debut in the sun. If your tootsies are in need of a little TLC, try these tips.
 
How one woman's cancer journey was transformed into art
A cancer diagnosis can be one of the scariest moments in a person's life, but now, more than ever, that diagnosis doesn't have to be a death sentence.
 
Easy methods to give your home a summer spruce up
Summer provides a great opportunity to go deep and tackle the DIY-oriented tasks around the home. Check out these tips to give your home a summer spruce-up, without breaking the bank.
 
How chiropractic care can help runners
Preventive chiropractic care can help runners avoid injury and maintain optimal health and fitness.
 
The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental 'immunotherapy' vaccine
Diane Altenburg has been cancer free for years undergoing this treatment.
 
The top 5 health tips for men
Men can pay better attention to their health with these tips.
 
5 ways hospice can help you or your loved ones
The hospice philosophy is about making sure that a patient's death experience reflects their wishes. Here are five ways that hospice helps to deliver this.
 
4 reasons to make the move to a medical home
Find out what it takes to make a home a medical home.
 
5 tips for relieving dry skin
Dry skin can be more than just a minor irritant. These five steps will help battle dry skin problems.
 
Beach potty problems - the salty truth [Infographic]
Find out what other contaminants may be joining you at the beach this year.
 
Multiple myeloma by the numbers [Infographic]
Learn more about multiple myeloma, which is an incurable and rare cancer that starts in plasma cells in the bone marrow.
 
Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health
Hearing loss in older people isn't just a quality of life issue; hearing loss may also be bad for the brain.
 
Fight childhood hunger to keep kids healthy this summer
Many children who rely on free or reduced cost meals during the school year are at risk of going hungry during the summer months.
 
Clearing up the facts about cataracts
Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. Do you know the facts?
 
Home safety tips that put families at ease
Learn what you can do to keep your home and your family safe this summer.
 
Putting herself first: Easy tips to help women to focus on their own health
This is the perfect time of year for women to focus on their own health, especially as schedules slow down for the summer months.
 
Eating clean: Today's top food trend takes a simpler approach to nutrition
 
Not getting through? How to talk to your guy about your health concerns
If your guy has trouble listening when you talk about your health concerns, a fundamental difference in communication styles and lack of information (not empathy) may be to blame. Here's how to communicate better.
 
Ask the Pharmacist: Managing the aches and pains of arthritis
Making the right lifestyle and medication decisions can be the difference between living a healthy, full life and living with a serious disability caused by arthritis.
 
Laboring under misconceptions: Epidural myths may keep women from reliable pain management
It's one of the most effective, safest and widely used forms of pain management for women in labor, yet there are misconceptions about epidurals.
 
Update your workout gear to whip your fitness routine into shape
To maximize the effectiveness of your fitness routine, you'll need some summer fitness gear to kick off your workout and keep going strong.
 
Be your own health advocate to live well and save money with Medicare
Being an advocate for your health can help keep you well, and could save you money on your Medicare coverage, too.
 
Health coverage is available that fits the family budget: Enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP is year-round
Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health coverage for children and teens in families with low and moderate incomes. Parents and other adults may qualify for Medicaid as well.
 
Reignite those romantic urges
Sometimes the stress of the day isn't the cause for a woman's lack of sexual desire. Sometimes it's something else.
 
Concerned about stroke? A two-year study finds that vitamin E from Malaysian palm oil helps to protect brain's white matter
While you may know about your brain's gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain's white matter affects how well it learns and functions.
 
Critical program helps veterans find health care and other benefits
Sometimes challenges after military service is complete are just as difficult as those on the battlefield. Honor veterans by supporting services that address health concerns in the areas of suicide prevention, PTS, traumatic brain injury and women's health concerns.
 
Self-esteem: A top tool for empowering kids to stay smoke-free
Helping children build self-esteem and the conviction that they deserve the better health that come from smoke-free living can go a long way toward ensuring kids never begin smoking.
 
Well-heeled: Tips for picking high heels that are better for your feet
Love how your high heels make your legs look but hate how they make your feet feel? Try these expert tips for choosing heels that are better for your feet.
 
Getting to the truth behind common diet myths
Separate fact from fiction with these common diet notions.
 
Five steps to a safer pool and spa this summer [Infographic]
Learn the facts about pool and spa safety so you can protect your kids.
 
7 health myths that might surprise you
Discover these seven health myths and find out how you can start living a healthier life.
 
Heads up, sunshine. Those rays are aging you, fast [Infographic]
Get the scoop on common tanning myths and what you can do to prevent UV damage.
 
Have a 'PEP Talk' to help prevent life-threatening pregnancy complications
Discussing three of the most common, severe pregnancy complications and a simple way to raise awareness.
 
What are you doing to help improve your indoor air quality? [Infographic]
While people may be conscious of outdoor air pollution and health hazards, many don't realize that there may also be pollutants inside the home.
 
Try these ideas for light and simple cookout fare
If you're planning a backyard barbecue, fresh produce makes delicious and healthy choices a breeze no matter if you're the host or a guest.
 
Cardiologists outline their primary treatment goals [Infographic]
Learn the results of the recent cardiologist survey and what treatment goals top the list for these health care professionals.
 
Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life
How can you live to be 100? Centenarians offer some advice on how to achieve a long, healthy and happy life.
 
Did you know salt reduces stress?
Stress can kill you and the longer you experience stress the worse your health can become. One common household ingredient can help: salt.
 
Eyes get sunburned too: Doctor tips for being sun-wise with your eyes
There's a sun-sensitive organ that too often gets ignored: the eyes. Protect your peepers with these expert tips for spring and summer.
 
Find the right tools to invest in a healthy smile
Looking to improve the health of your smile? There are plenty of things you can do right at home.
 
Refreshing salads for warm days
Summer is salad season. Here are tips for making your salads crowd-pleasers this summer.
 
When disaster strikes, will your pets be safe? Preparedness tips for pet parents
Provisions to take care of pets should be part of every family's disaster preparedness plans. Take these steps to ensure your pets are cared for in the event of an emergency.
 
Kid-friendly foods that are also healthy appearing in restaurants across the country
In an effort to meet the growing demand among consumers for more healthful menu options, a number of restaurants are offering more nutritious and great-tasting menu options for kids.
 
The benefits of enjoying the healthy Mediterranean diet
Why does the Mediterranean diet work so well for so many people? Great taste is one big reason.
 
Celebrate the power of hearing during Better Hearing and Speech Month [Infographic]
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to reflect on the benefits and experiences we gain because of healthy hearing.
 
Learn what hospice care really means to patients and their families
Hospice care supports living all the moments of one's life to the fullest with dignity regardless of how much time remains.
 
Summer do's and don'ts for hearing aid wearers
Whether you plan to spend your days basking in the sun by the beach or pool, or visiting exotic destinations, you should prepare to keep your hearing aids safe. Consider these tips.
 
'Tune-In' to Glioblastoma during Brain Cancer Awareness Month
In recognition of Brain Cancer Awareness Month this May, Twitter users everywhere can support glioblastoma (GBM) patients.
 
Lighten up summer with delicious salads and fun activities
It's easy to get outside for activities the entire family will enjoy and to revamp your eating routine to help the family shape up for the summer.
 
Sometimes, red is just wrong [Infographic]
Facial redness is one of the most common symptoms of the skin condition rosacea, a condition that often flies under the radar, but can be managed and treated.
 
Health care teams demand nurses with doctorate degrees
Health care leaders are facing the challenge of providing quality care while meeting the needs of an aging population. Nurses are responding to meet this demand and leading the care team through continued education.
 
Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories?
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss and legal blindness, but there is a treatment giving seniors the ability to see again.
 
3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss
Hard of hearing? More than your hearing might be at risk. Hearing loss is associated with three very serious health conditions: cardiovascular disease, dementia and diabetes.
 
The silent threat to productivity: untreated hearing loss impacts more than 1 in 4 [Infographic]
Hearing loss in the workplace is more common than you may think. Learn how common here.
 
Family turns grief into action; offers advice for raising awareness for a cause
Learn how one family is turning a tragedy into an opportunity to raise awareness for a rare genetic disease.
 
Osteoarthritis knee pain? 4 pain-busting tips as the weather warms up
Knee pain doesn't have to put a damper on your enjoyment of warm weather activities. Here are tips to beat osteoarthritis knee pain.
 
Life on the cutting edge: Groundbreaking stem cell research into Lou Gehrig's disease
Learn how cutting edge technology is leading to the development of new treatments in the fight against ALS.
 
Immunize your children to protect them from serious diseases [Infographic]
The best way to help protect children from a serious infection or disease is through vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a recommended vaccine schedule to help protect children.
 
Tips and tricks to help make living gluten-free easier [Infographic]
One in every 100 people has been diagnosed with celiac disease and an estimated 2.5 million Americans are undiagnosed. A few tips and tricks can make living gluten free a little easier.
 
Breathe easy with healthy tips for Asthma Awareness Month [Infographic]
Across the country, 25 million adults and children are living with asthma. Having an asthma action plan in place is critical to staying healthy.
 
True beauty radiates from within: bone up on bone health
Bone health is the foundation of true beauty. Here's how to take care of yours.
 
The 5 nutritional supplements that should be on everyone's shopping list
Hardly anyone gets all the nutrients they need from diet alone. Here are five essential supplements to help meet nutritional needs.
 
Is your handbag prepared to help save your life?
Women should carry aspirin in their handbags at all times to be prepared for a sudden heart attack. Here's why.
 
Sometimes red is wrong - especially when it's on your face
Many women over 30 don't know they are also the prime candidates to be affected by the common, yet often unknown, skin condition rosacea.
 
Gluten-free recipes guaranteed to please a crowd
Baking with naturally gluten-free ingredients can enhance the flavor and appeal of gluten-free recipes.
 
The skinny on pistachios: [Infographic]
Dieters need not fear the pistachio. The healthy fat in pistachios plus fiber and lean protein makes this nut an excellent healthy eating snack.
 
Computer screens, smartphones and TVs - blue light from electronic devices raising concerns for eye health
Dramatic shifts in digital tool usage and media consumption are exposing eyes to blue light from electronic devices which can be very damaging.
 
How to be a sun-savvy super hero for your family
Protecting skin from sun damage is important throughout life. Parents can help kids establish sun-safe habits with these fun summer activities.
 
Woman with hearing loss says hybrid hearing device is 'miraculous' and 'life changing'
If you've been living with hearing loss for a long time, it can be hard to believe there is anything new out there that can help - even if you've tried the most advanced hearing aids. But now there's new groundbreaking technology.
 
Children's health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine
Children's health concern: Did you know every minute poison control answers a call about kids getting into medicine? Here's what you need to know about this growing problem and how to prevent it.
 
Try tasty simple swaps to lighten up your menu
When it comes to diet and health, small changes can lead to big rewards. The trick is to identify ingredients that make for easy trades, like milk, yogurt and cheese.
 
10 tips to help your kid speed to good dental health with NASCAR's Greg Biffle
Getting children to brush their teeth can be challenging. No parent wants to struggle with their child every morning and night to ensure they develop good dental habits and a healthy smile. Consider these tips.
 
Facing brain surgery? Know all your options
Fear is a normal reaction when you've just been told your headaches and blurry vision are symptoms of a brain tumor which is serious enough that you will need treatment. Whether you're facing the prospect of brain cancer or another neurological problem, it's important to face your concern by becoming informed about your condition and all treatment options.
 
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