health and wellness

  1. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Anxiety: Should we fear natural disasters and global unrest?

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    Are recent global events keeping you up at night or consuming your thoughts all day, every day? Even if a natural disaster or a...
  2. Aging

    The most important tips to stay healthy and live longer

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    We have the spent the past 20 years conducting an extraordinary research study of the lives and loves and careers of over 1,500...
  3. Wellness

    Vitamin D fact sheet: Celebrating the sunshine vitamin

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    Spring has finally sprung, the sun is shining (hurray!) and you’ll likely be spending much more time outdoors in the coming months...
  4. Conditions

    Health effects of radiation: What you should know

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    Following the devastating earthquake in Japan last month, which caused explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant, we’ve been hearing...
  5. Aging

    Inspiring tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers

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    When my husband first received a tentative diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, I initially felt detached and numb. Could this really be...
  6. Dieting & Nutrition

    The HCG Diet: Your questions answered

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    Swimsuit season is right around the corner, leaving many women looking for something new to try this spring to lose those stubborn...
  7. Skincare

    How to conceal a mouth sore

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    Canker sores are not only uncomfortable, they also can make the wearer feel embarrassed about their appearance. Here are a few tips...
  8. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    What is bipolar disorder?

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones released a statement Wednesday admitting that she's seeking treatment for Bipolar II disorder. What is Bipolar...
  9. Sleep

    Top 10 Seasonal sleep tips

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    If the transition from winter to spring has you tossing and turning at night, you’re not alone. The National Sleep Foundation...
  10. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Dental health: 5 Ways to prevent childhood tooth decay

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is the most common chronic infectious disease in...
  11. Vaccinations & Shots

    When does my child receive the meningitis vaccine?

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    Meningitis is a serious condition that affects 3,000 Americans every year -- 30 percent of of them children and young adults....
  12. Vaccinations & Shots

    Meningitis vaccine schedule

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    Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening condition caused by bacteria that infect the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal...
  13. Exercise & Fitness

    The best exercises for disease prevention

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    Not feeling inspired lately to hit the gym to work on your six-pack? Let disease prevention be your primary motivation. According to...
  14. Conditions

    Best disease-prevention tips for women

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    When you hear the word “diet,” your mind likely goes right to “weight loss,” then maybe you start to think about your skinny jeans,...
  15. Dieting & Nutrition

    7 Diet changes that can save your life

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    From health risk to disease prevention, studies show that what we eat impacts our bodies beyond the extra five pounds we gain from...
  16. Vaccinations & Shots

    Symptoms of meningitis

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    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...
  17. Losing Weight

    How thin is too thin?

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    Victoria’s Secret models are known for their curves – they are modelling lingerie, after all. But one of their famous angels...
  18. Dieting & Nutrition

    6 Sneaky diet traps to avoid

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    You've been feeling pretty healthy lately, maintaining your ideal weight and working out regularly. Congratulations on your success...
  19. Exercise & Fitness

    Couples fitness: Tips for going on an exercise date

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    Dating newsflash: Dinner and a movie can be detrimental to your waistline. That romantic glass of wine (or two) and a box of...
  20. Sleep

    5 Bedroom tips for better sleep

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    Hectic schedules, stress and a growing to-do list can keep you tossing and turning at night. But a sound sleep is more than a...