health and wellness

  1. Well-being

    Is your gym making you sick?

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    You expect to feel a bit sweaty and fatigued after a good workout -- not breaking out in hives and wheezing. If that's happening,...
  2. Healthy Recipes

    Spring clean your kitchen for healthier eating

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    Signs of spring have already sprung as budding flowers and rising temperatures are leaving people inspired to clean out their homes....
  3. Children's Health

    Fun outdoor activities for kid-friendly fitness

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    Celebrate Earth Week, Screen Free Week, and the warmer weather by getting your kids outside to play – and get some exercise. These...
  4. Well-being

    12 Health screenings women need

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    Being a woman today often means keeping track of schedules and deadlines. With so much to do, and so little time to do it, we often...
  5. Well-being

    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...
  6. Well-being

    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...
  7. Well-being

    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...
  8. Well-being

    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...
  9. Well-being

    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...
  10. Diet

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. Well-being

    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...
  13. Well-being

    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...
  14. Children's Health

    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...
  15. Well-being

    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....
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    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...
  17. Workouts

    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...
  18. Well-being

    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,...
  19. Diet

    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...
  20. Well-being

    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...