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Why It’s So Important to Get Your Yearly Flu Shot

Why It’s So Important to Get Your Yearly Flu Shot

A “little case of the flu” can be a big deal as you get older. The body’s ability to fight infection weakens with age. Plus, […]

Boost Your Immunity

Boost Your Immunity

Have you been so focused on COVID-19 that you haven’t given much thought to the approaching cold and flu season? Fortunately, you’re not destined to […]

Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Cancer happens when cells in the body change (mutate) and start to grow out of control. These cells can form lumps of tissue called tumors. […]

5 Tips for New Caregivers

5 Tips for New Caregivers

Becoming a caregiver often means making big changes in your own life. You might be helping an aging parent or ailing loved one with cooking, […]

Bike Your Way to Better Health

Bike Your Way to Better Health

Talk about the cycle of life: You could save money and cut pollution while getting a workout. Biking has long been popular for recreation, but […]

Turn Over a New Leaf

Turn Over a New Leaf

When was the last time you thought about … lettuce? This popular vegetable shows up everywhere from salads to burgers to sandwiches. While you may […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. […]

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness. It’s caused by a coronavirus called 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). There […]

How Belly Fat is Sabotaging Your Health

How Belly Fat is Sabotaging Your Health

What do you have in common with an apple? If you’re like most men, that round shape is what you look like with a few […]

‘Tis the season for safety

‘Tis the season for safety

The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But each year, children may end up in the emergency department (ED) for injuries caused […]

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8 Superfoods for Fighting Diabetes

Lots of foods can be healthy choices if you have diabetes or are concerned about getting it. But a few really pack a punch with vitamins, minerals, fiber, […]

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A Thanksgiving Menu Tune-Up

If you don’t need to present the whole turkey for carving at the table, cook a turkey breast instead. If you start with a fresh […]

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Heat-Related Illnesses

Heat-Related Illnesses What are heat-related illnesses? Exposure to abnormal or prolonged amounts of heat and humidity without relief or adequate fluid intake can cause various […]

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Overnight Oatmeal Recipe

Skip the packets of store bought overnight oatmeal and try this version instead. Ingredients Spray oil 2 cups rolled oats 2 cups water 2 cups […]

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Exercise Intensity

Exercise: Measuring Your Pace Getting your heart to work at the right pace is important. It means you’ll develop better aerobic endurance. This happens because […]

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What’s in the Food You Eat?

Take a look at the ingredients of the packaged foods you eat. You’ll quickly move from foods you know, such as tomato puree or wheat […]