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home : life : health April 20, 2018


The ABCs Of IBD Treatments
When you're an active member of your health care team, you and your doctor can come up with the best treatment for you. ... (click to continue...)

Increasing IBD Patient Participation In Clinical Trials
Clinical trials can lead to new and better treatments. ... (click to continue...)

America Can Put Martin Luther King's Philosophy Of Love Into Practice Today
We don't have to ask what Martin Luther King Jr. would say to us, if he'd lived to see this moment in our history. ... (click to continue...)

How Your Next Dental Visit Could Save Your Life
Your dentist may be the first to spot serious medical problems, such as cancer, while they're easiest to treat. ... (click to continue...)

A Heart Disease Risk Even Your Doctor May Not Know About
It's a healthy idea to know all your cholesterol numbers, no matter how fit you feel. ... (click to continue...)

What's This Bump On My Foot?
Bumps on feet can signal serious or nonserious conditions, so it's best to have all bumps properly examined by a foot and ankle surgeon. ... (click to continue...)

How Americans In 'Food Deserts' Or 'Food Swamps' Can Still Fight Off Obesity
It's never too early or too late to make positive changes in your diet or fitness. ... (click to continue...)

What You Need To Know About Dental Implants
Implant treatment is considered standard of care and has the best long-term success rate. ... (click to continue...)

Unique Mushroom Extract AHCC? Shows Promise For Lyme Disease
New way to alleviate Lyme disease symptoms. ... (click to continue...)

Keep The Spring In Your Step: Good Reasons To Exercise After Age 50
There are ways to train without undo strain. ... (click to continue...)

Out With The Old, In With The Old-Inspired: Retro-Feeling Essentials Make At-Home Fitness Fun Again
Four ways to make healthy living more fun. ... (click to continue...)

How Accident Victims Can Find Justice
An American is accidentally injured every second. If you're ever among them, there are things you should know. ... (click to continue...)

A Honey Of A Solution To Rough, Dry Skin
Simple ways honey can help dry skin feel more supple. ... (click to continue...)

Know Your Risk Of Heart Disease
For a growing number of American women, knowing their numbers may just save their life. ... (click to continue...)

Understanding Crohn's Disease And Ulcerative Colitis
If you're among the 1.6 million Americans with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, there are a few facts you may find helpful to know. ... (click to continue...)

Reuniting Long-Lost Loved Ones
Imagine your loved ones are caught up in an international disaster or armed conflict and you have no idea whether they're safe. Fortunately, the world's largest humanitarian network can help. ... (click to continue...)

What You Should Know About Heart Valve Disease
Here's health information to take to heart. ... (click to continue...)

Healthy Living And Macular Degeneration: Tips To Protect Your Vision
Health news you may be glad to see. ... (click to continue...)

Atrial Fibrillation: When The Heart Skips A Beat
Atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart-beat, can cause chaos over time?but there are ways to treat it. ... (click to continue...)

My Vision Is Blurry, But Eyeglasses Don't Help
Some eye conditions cannot be corrected with eyeglasses?but they can be helped. ... (click to continue...)

How To C.A.R.E. About Being Your Best
C.A.R.E to live a healthier, happier, more active lifestyle. ... (click to continue...)

Five Reasons Your Hearing Aids Should Connect To Your Smartphone
Now hear this. ... (click to continue...)

Why?And How?To 'Heart' Your Kidneys, Every Day
Your kidneys are as essential to life as other vital organs, such as your heart. ... (click to continue...)

It's Flu Season: CDC Reminds Public That Antibiotics Do Not Treat Flu
Everyone 6 months or older should get a yearly flu vaccine. ... (click to continue...)

How To Help Sick Friends And Family Near And Far
Facing a Serious Health Condition?Stories of Strength and Life with a Rare Lung Disease ... (click to continue...)

Protecting Your Privacy
Some people are taking an unhealthy interest in your medical information?but they can be stopped. ... (click to continue...)

How To Help Sick Friends And Family Near And Far
... (click to continue...)

Mind-Body Workshops Help Military Heroes Heal
Tools and resources for coping with stress and trauma. ... (click to continue...)

Two Pilot Clinical Studies Show Promising Results: AHCC Mushroom Extract May Eradicate Recurrent HPV Infections in Women
Scientists have found a way to use a mushroom extract to help women infected with HPV. ... (click to continue...)

Living Well With Dementia In The Community
More support is available for people with dementia and their caregivers than ever before. ... (click to continue...)

How Older Adults Can Combat Loneliness And Social Isolation Through Exercise
An exercise class can be a great place for older people to make new friends. ... (click to continue...)

Keep Your Brain Fit
Scientific evidence points to the important role of hearing health in maintaining quality of life long-term. ... (click to continue...)

How To Look Out For Your Lips This Winter
When it's cold outside?and hot and dry inside?your lips need extra care to stay soft and feel comfortable. Here are five tips that can help. ... (click to continue...)

Five Tips To Help Minnesotans Quit Smoking
If you or someone you care about would like to quit smoking, here are five steps that can help. ... (click to continue...)

Live Life Well: Keeping Your Resolutions In 2018
Next year could be better than ever for you. ... (click to continue...)

Give The Gift Of Sight This Holiday Season
Take steps to protect your sight. ... (click to continue...)

Use Your Brain To Tackle Tinnitus
Sometimes, the problem with hearing loss is not just that you can't hear sounds that are there, it's that you can hear sounds that are not. ... (click to continue...)

Finding Help With Expensive Medications
If you or someone you love has a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers offer you a gift of hope. ... (click to continue...)

Get Help Taking Your Medicine
If you have a hard time keeping track of what meds you need to take when, your pharmacist can help. ... (click to continue...)

Medical Device Professional Living With Diabetes Now Uses The Insulin Pump He Helped Get Approved In The U.S.
Insulin pump technology can help people with diabetes enjoy greater freedom and better health. ... (click to continue...)

Reducing Your Risk Of Heart Attack
Protect heart health with diet, exercise and taking prescribed medication. ... (click to continue...)

Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday Season
Keep stress at bay and stay in the holiday spirit. ... (click to continue...)

The Truth About Alcohol During The Holidays: How To Eat, Drink And Be Merry (Responsibly)
Steps to reduce the risks of overindulging in drinking during the holiday season. ... (click to continue...)

Four Big Reasons For Little Kids To See An Orthodontist
Although parents may assume that they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist, all children should get a checkup with an orthodontist no later than age 7. ... (click to continue...)

Tackling Depression Can Lead To A Happier New Year
Expert advice on handling depression and the blues. ... (click to continue...)

Tips For Coping With Depression While Traveling
Don't let the stress of travel make depression worse. ... (click to continue...)

New Survey Finds Teen Acne Can Take The 'Self' Out Of Selfie
Teens today don't have to let acne get in the way of engaging with friends through a typical teenage activity. ... (click to continue...)

Top Five Tips To Stay Fit This Holiday Season
Don't let your fitness and diet goals get pushed to the side during the holidays. ... (click to continue...)

How To Deal With DOMS
Don't let a few aches and pains put you off your exercise routine. ... (click to continue...)

Tips To Help You Get Ahead Of Sepsis
Pay attention to infections. If an infection doesn't get better, seek medical care immediately. ... (click to continue...)

Bring Your Exercise Routine In From The Cold
Staying in shape when it's cold out doesn't need to be a challenge. ... (click to continue...)

Five Reasons To Get Your Hearing Tested Today
It's a good idea to get your hearing checked. ... (click to continue...)

National Survey Reveals Most Americans Are Unaware Of Key Cancer Risk Factors
Reducing cancer risk may be simpler than you realize. ... (click to continue...)

Older People Improve Life For Others And Themselves
Many older Americans have discovered sharing their accumulated wisdom with others who need help can be a big win all around. ... (click to continue...)

Combating The Opioid Epidemic In Appalachia
Individuals, government agencies, and businesses are taking steps to reduce the opioid crisis—and you can be part of the solution. ... (click to continue...)

Managing A COPD Diagnosis—Tips For Living Well
It can be confusing and scary when you first find out that you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a leading cause of death in the United States—but there are ways to keep living life to the fullest. ... (click to continue...)

New Guide-lines Mean More Americans Have High Blood Pressure—You Could Be One Of Them
New blood pressure guidelines will change how high blood pressure is detected, prevented, managed and treated. ... (click to continue...)

Antibiotics Aren't Always The Answer CDC Urges Public To Be Antibiotics Aware
Learn about safe antibiotic use. ... (click to continue...)

What You Should Know About Vaccines
Three easy steps to protection. ... (click to continue...)

Have A Deliciously Healthy Holiday Season
Find small, simple ways to incorporate more nutrition in holiday foods, without losing flavor. ... (click to continue...)

Surprising Perks Of Your Medicare Plan
Some Medicare plans offer free fitness memberships through programs such as SilverSneakers. ... (click to continue...)

Common Small Business Health Insurance Misconceptions
While health care can be mystifying, small businesses need not fall prey to misinformation and myths. ... (click to continue...)

It's All In The Stars: Rating System For Medicare Plans Explained
Seniors enrolling in Medicare often are surprised to discover that most Medicare health and prescription drug plans are measured by a five-star rating system. ... (click to continue...)

Healthy Holiday Eating Is Easier Than You Think
Smart snacking can help keep your energy up and your appetite under control. ... (click to continue...)

A Closer Look At LASIK Success Rates
When it comes to vision correction, the satisfaction rate for LASIK surgery is 96 percent. ... (click to continue...)

Fortify Against The Flu At Work With Feng Shui
Flu-fighting, energy-enhancing Feng Shui tips for your office. ... (click to continue...)

Your Money And Your Health: When It Comes To Probiotics, Less Is More
Though too small to see, probiotics can be a big deal when it comes to your health. ... (click to continue...)

Shock Chlorination Of Water Wells: What You Need To Know
Shocking facts about disinfecting a well. ... (click to continue...)

Three Easy Ways To Improve Your Life
Helpful hints to ease and enhance your life. ... (click to continue...)

Five Helpful Tips For Staying Fit And Fantastic After Age 50
Heed these five hints on keeping healthy, active and pain-free as you age. ... (click to continue...)

Understanding IPF—A Rare Lung Disease
Doctors today can treat a serious, irreversible lung disease. ... (click to continue...)

Majority Of First Responders Have Experienced Symptoms Related To Mental Health, Need Support To Receive Care, According To New Survey
First responders know how to save others but may need help saving themselves. ... (click to continue...)

Help For People With Problem Perspiration
A common but hidden scourge, excessive sweating—hyperhidrosis—is a serious medical condition. ... (click to continue...)

Medicare Open Enrollment Means More To Boomers Than Ever
Identify health care savings opportunities. ... (click to continue...)

Get Back On Your Feet—Tips For Running At Any Age
Take advantage of a free fitness membership. ... (click to continue...)

What Wise Wisconsinites Will Eat For Better Smiles
Here's nutrition news you can really get your teeth into: A balanced diet is essential for a healthy smile as well as good for the rest of you. ... (click to continue...)

Keep Kids Fit
One in five school age children is obese—but yours don't have to be. ... (click to continue...)

Vital Advice For Hearing Aid Wearers
Four tips to protect you in an emergency. ... (click to continue...)

Give The Gift Of Music For The Present Of A Lifetime
Make singing holiday songs extra special. ... (click to continue...)

NHLBI: Exploring Research Directions In Hope Of A Widely Available Cure For Sickle Cell Disease
Safe and effective treatments for sickle cell disease may soon be widely available. ... (click to continue...)

Clearing Away The Clouds Of Turbidity
Cloudy well water can be cause for concern. Testing can help. ... (click to continue...)

Progress Against Cancer
Significant advances against cancer have resulted in a steadily declining cancer death rate. ... (click to continue...)

Womanhood Is Not Defined By A Uterus: Debunking Myths About Hysterectomy
Doctors today can perform hysterectomies without causing early menopause. ... (click to continue...)

Myths And Facts: Clearing Up A Few Misconceptions About Eye Exams
Eye exams play a vital role in maintaining your health. ... (click to continue...)

Don't Risk Life And Limb: Know The Signs Of Peripheral Artery Disease
Leg pain could be a signal that your heart is at risk. ... (click to continue...)

justveggin
Pile on the produce and reduce chronic diseases. ... (click to continue...)

Five Myths And Facts About Cholesterol
Understanding and managing cholesterol is an important part of protecting heart health. ... (click to continue...)

Tips On Choosing A Lice Treatment For Back-To-School
Parents today have a variety of over-the-counter options for treating lice. Here's a look at the three most common. ... (click to continue...)

Laser Vision Correction For Life's Major Milestones
Big life transitions are a good time to consider LASIK eye surgery. ... (click to continue...)

Our Journey To Conquer Cancer Needs More Fuel
Public investment in cancer research offers hope to millions. ... (click to continue...)

Pregnancy Planning—An App For That
Many women keep track of their body's ability to have a baby with help from an ingenious app. ... (click to continue...)

Five Fun Ways To Welcome The Tooth Fairy
When it's time for the Tooth Fairy to visit your house, you can celebrate the occasion in some special ways. ... (click to continue...)

Crispy Fruit Snacks In The Lunchbox Get An A+
A healthy lunch and nutritious snacks can keep kids happy and attentive throughout the school day. ... (click to continue...)

Cherish Your Hearing For Life
How to handle hearing loss. ... (click to continue...)

Spread The Word, Not The Flu
The best way to help prevent the flu is to get an annual flu vaccination. ... (click to continue...)

Four Ways To Show Your School Spirit
Fun ways to demonstrate your school pride. ... (click to continue...)

Screen To Keep Spine Trouble From Getting Worse
It's time to check kids for scoliosis. ... (click to continue...)

When Veterans' Caregivers Are Left Behind
Older disabled veterans may not get all the benefits more recent ones do. ... (click to continue...)

A Guide For Health Care And Insurance Usage: Four Factors That Inform Americans' Health Care Decisions
Access to quality health care and reliable insurance coverage is in a constant state of change. ... (click to continue...)

SilverSneakers Celebrates 25 Years of Health and Happiness
Free fitness classes for older adults. ... (click to continue...)

Six Amazing Secrets Behind Your Smile
Each smile is unique. What does yours say about you? ... (click to continue...)

Learning To Trust Your Gut: Not As Simple As It Sounds
Trust your gut to keep you healthy. ... (click to continue...)

Scientists Discover A Better Way To Clean Teeth
Here's something to smile about. ... (click to continue...)

Prioritize Your Child's Eyesight This School Year
The back-to-school season is a great time to check in on your child's sight. ... (click to continue...)

Saved By The Scan
You've quit smoking, now take the next step toward protecting your health. ... (click to continue...)

Prostate Cancer Facts And Figures That May Save Your Life
If you or someone you care about is a man over 50, now may be a good time to ask a doctor about prostate cancer screening. ... (click to continue...)

Building Healthy Communities
Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several chronic diseases. ... (click to continue...)

How To Use Nutrition To Make It Through Menopause
Ease the symptoms that occur with age, naturally. ... (click to continue...)

Nurse And Mother Of Two Takes New Approach To Finally Lose The Weight
If you ever fear you have a fat chance of being slim, consider the case of Bayyinah Guerrant. ... (click to continue...)

Dieting For Dollars
Thanks to "weight loss wagering" with HealthyWage, for many people, looking slimmer means a fatter wallet. ... (click to continue...)

How To Sleep Better When You Travel
Five steps toward better sleep, a better trip and even better productivity and relationships. ... (click to continue...)

Two Keys To Protecting Water Wells From Contamination
Protect your water quality. ... (click to continue...)


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