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When Sadness Is Seasonal

As the fall colors of red, orange, and yellow dot the landscape, some people find the lack of sunlight triggers the blues. 

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Cuckoo for Caffeine?

Do you tote an always-full coffee mug throughout the day? What are the effects of all that caffeine besides wide awakeness?

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Mom, Step Away From the Smartphone

Moms distracted by their cell phones at the dinner table are missing out on a chance to connect with their kids.

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Healthy Prep for Fruits and Veggies

Make sure you're getting rid of harmful substances on your produce before you eat it. Read and follow these tips.

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Yoga: Good for the Heart

Learn how the downward dog can improve your heart health!

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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

    True or False: Arthritis affects only the wrist, ankle, and knee joints.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

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    Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.


      Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.

      Do antibiotics cure the common cold? If you answered yes, you've got good company. A recent poll found that many Americans don’t know enough about antibiotics and their proper use.


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