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The My Plate Lowdown

The My Plate Lowdown

One source for sound nutrition advice is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). As a reference for meal planning, the AND recommends MyPlate.govand the Dietary Guidelines for […]

Should I Still Eat That?

Should I Still Eat That?

While some eating habits may be considered quirky (like putting ketchup on everything), others are downright dangerous. That’s usually because they up the risk for […]

Snow Shoveling and Slips  Bring Cold Weather Dangers

Snow Shoveling and Slips  Bring Cold Weather Dangers

Clearing away snow can be hazardous to your health, experts warn. Shoveling snow causes 100 deaths a year in the United States, and injuries due […]

Walking Speed and Diabetes

Walking Speed and Diabetes

People can walk away their risk of developing type 2 diabetes – but only if they walk fast enough, a new report finds. Folks who […]

Get the Facts About Holiday Splurges

Get the Facts About Holiday Splurges

The holidays are a time to be with those you love. You gather together, tell stories, laugh, and, unfortunately for a lot of people, eat […]

Prostate Cancer: The Basics 

Prostate Cancer: The Basics 

No man wants to hear that he has prostate cancer, but if he is diagnosed he will need to learn about the disease and how […]

Breast Cancer: Early Detection

Breast Cancer: Early Detection

You have a better chance of surviving breast cancer if your healthcare provider finds and treats it early, when it’s small and hasn’t spread. The […]

School Refusal

School Refusal

What is school refusal? School refusal is a term used to describe the signs of anxiety a school-aged child has and their refusal to go […]

Understanding Infectious Disease Specialists

Understanding Infectious Disease Specialists

When it comes to your health, it’s essential to have access to the right medical professionals who can guide you through potential risks and concerns. […]

Protect your skin

Protect your skin

What are sunscreens? Sunscreens protect the skin. They play an important role in blocking ultraviolet (UV) radiation from being absorbed by the skin. UV radiation damages the […]

Kick Car Sickness to the Curb

Kick Car Sickness to the Curb

Car sickness is a common problem in young children—but don’t blame it on the car. It’s actually a form of motion sickness, a broader condition […]

Mythbusters: The Truth Behind Common Nutrition Myths

Mythbusters: The Truth Behind Common Nutrition Myths

Eating fat makes you gain weight. Red meat is bad for you. The best way to lose weight is to eliminate carbs. “All-natural” foods are […]

FDA Approves Alzheimer’s Drug

FDA Approves Alzheimer’s Drug

THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave full approval to the Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi, clearing the […]

Protect your skin

What are sunscreens? Sunscreens protect the skin. They play an important role in blocking ultraviolet (UV) radiation from being absorbed by the skin. UV radiation damages the […]

Kick Car Sickness to the Curb

Car sickness is a common problem in young children—but don’t blame it on the car. It’s actually a form of motion sickness, a broader condition […]

Urinary Incontinence

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence (UI) is the loss of urine control. You may not be able to hold your urine until you can […]

Help for the Holiday Blues

The holidays can be stressful. Shopping, social events, debt, and other pressures can lead to anxiety. Missing loved ones and stewing about past events can […]