Health & Fitness


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

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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.

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

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

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Five Reasons Your Hearing Aids Should Connect To Your Smartphone
Now hear this.

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

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

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Facing a Serious Health Condition—Stories of Strength and Life with a Rare Lung Disease
Learn how people living with a serious disease find their strength.

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Protecting Your Privacy
Some people are taking an unhealthy interest in your medical information—but they can be stopped.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Medicare Open Enrollment Means More To Boomers Than Ever
Identify health care savings opportunities.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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Pile on the produce and reduce chronic diseases.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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