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Why Kids Get Carsick

Does your child dread road trips? Carsickness isn't about the car. It's a mismatch in the messages the body is sending to the brain. Read these tips to help prevent carsickness. 

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Organic Foods — A Good Idea?

What does the word organic mean? How do you tell the difference between organic and non-organic foods? Why are organics more expensive? Find out the facts on the organic food industry.

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Having the "Sex Talk" With Your Teen

Are you ready to talk to your teen about sex? Here are a few suggestions to get the conversation started.

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Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Ear, nose, and throat problems affect both children and adults. Knowing how to prevent them and how to treat them if they occur can help you stay healthy. See what you know about the ears, nose, and throat by taking this true-false quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

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    Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."

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      Updated with new animations, this program explains how insulin resistance can lead to pre-diabetes and then to Type 2 Diabetes. A straightforward explanation of risk factors along with signs and symptoms and complications encourages the viewer to start thinking about lifestyle changes.

      Hair loss is a topic most men don’t want to discuss. Yet it affects more than two-thirds of them by age 35. Nearly 85 percent of men will have thinning hair by age 50.

         

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