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Red Beans and Rice

A hearty serving of brown rice paired with red beans, onion, bell pepper, and fresh cilantro make a heart-healthy meal.

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Preparing for Your Best Year of Fitness

It's a new year and a good time to assess your fitness goals. Here's a doable month-to-month plan to improve your health and fitness.

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What is Raynaud's Phenomenon?

Raynaud's phenomenon causes blood flow to temporarily slow to your fingers, toes, and ears. It typically occurs in cold weather.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Orthopedics
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.
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

    Take a look at the influenza virus under a microscope, and you'll see a funny-looking spiked ball. But if you've ever been flat on your back with the flu, you know there's nothing funny about this highly contagious virus. Test your savvy by taking this quiz.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

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

      MULTIMEDIA

      Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. It can develop during childhood or adolescence and can range from mild to severe. This video explains how scoliosis occurs and what treatments are available.

      How you feel physically can certainly influence how you feel mentally – and vice-versa. A prime example of that connection is diabetes and depression. Ongoing research suggests that people with either health condition are at higher risk of developing

         

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