Health & Fitness


Containing Contamination To Protect Your Family
A paper towel is the best way to clean up the bacteria found on a contaminated kitchen counter.

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

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After The Storm: Coping With The Trauma Caused By Natural Disasters
As people rebuild their lives and communities following a natural disaster, seeking emotional support is important.

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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.

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North Carolinians Urged To Get Flu Shots Following Record-Breaking Flu Season
Health care professionals should address health disparities and encourage more people to get flu shots.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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More Matters: Millennials Leading The Way To Increased Vegetable Consumption
As eating habits have evolved across the generations, so have recommendations regarding what constitutes a healthy diet.

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

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Medi-Cal Coverage To Smile About
Regular checkups and cleanings save time and money and reduce the risk of more serious dental problems.

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

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Together, We Can (And Must) End Family Fire
With a few simple steps, America can save hundreds of young lives.

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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.

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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.

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Healthy Air, Healthy Home
To help keep your family "Breathing Clean," get your HVAC system cleaned.

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Saying 'Boo' To Cavities This Halloween: Preventive Tips And Tricks For Parents And Kids
Correcting some myths about mouths.

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

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

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

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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.

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Managing Heart Failure
Heart failure can be treated and managed.

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

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Flu-Fighting Facts
Protect yourself from the flu.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Tips For Tailgating: Add A Little Healthy Balance
Bring a little healthy flavor to your tailgate with nutritious snacks like blueberries and games that keep you moving during the day.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Twice A Victim: Finding A Path Forward After An Accident
Because there are often long delays in collecting payments for legitimate insurance claims, injured parties can become "twice victims."

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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.

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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.

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Moving? This Is Why You Need To Get Your Next Mattress Online
If you're one of the 35 million Americans moving this year—and even if you're not—consider replacing your old mattress with an easy direct-to-consumer online brand. Here's why.

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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.

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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.

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Five Senior Health Myths
Some people have mistaken ideas that can jeopardize their health.

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

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Moving? This Is Why You Need To Get Your Next Mattress Online
If you're one of the 35 million Americans moving this year—and even if you're not—consider replacing your old mattress with an easy direct-to-consumer online brand. Here's why.

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

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

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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.

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

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You Can Breathe Easier
How to get cleaner indoor air—at home and at work.

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Plant The Seeds Of Good Oral Health
Keep your smile healthy.

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Be The Boss Of Your Diabetes: Three Self-Management Tips
Diabetes self-management education classes and resources are widely available.

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Five Tips For Prescription Medication Success
Tried-and-true tips for strengthening your everyday prescription medication habits.

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

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New Transplants Are Changing Lives
Changing lives in incredible new ways.

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