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6 tips for a safe outpatient surgery experience
Experts provide advice on how to have a good outpatient surgery outcome.
 
Are you getting enough protein? The answer may surprise you [Infographic]
Is your protein diet where it needs to be? Find out.
 
5 tips to help improve your digestive health
Maintaining digestive health is more important than you think.
 
Colon cancer survivor inspires a new song from country music singer Craig Campbell
Learn more about colorectal cancer and use your voice to create change.
 
Look 10 years younger with expert anti-aging tips
Erasing years from your appearance is actually simpler than most people think.
 
Are you 50? Time to get tested and prevent colorectal cancer
Over 50? It's time to get a colon test done. It could save your life.
 
What you need to know to control this silent killer
Hypertension is called the silent killer; don't miss even one medication dose.
 
Golf legend Arnold Palmer and actor-writer-comedian Kevin Nealon find common ground in fight against blood clots
Get the facts about deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
 
10 tips for kids' good dental health
Dental health is an important part of overall health for children.
 
7 simple tips to help babies adjust to daylight saving time
Learn expert tips to help your little one sleep well during the daylight savings time transition.
 
Operation safety: Tips to make every bath a safe bath
For your next bath makeover, make it functional and stylish.
 
Show support for the 30 million who fight rare diseases [Infographic]
There are 30 million Americans living with a rare disease. Learn more about their fight.
 
Hooked on books: Why reading to your baby is a must
Early literacy skills begin in infancy. Here are five reasons reading to your baby is a must.
 
Healthy starts: The surprisingly simple way to make your own baby and toddler food
Introduce your children to a nourishing, whole-food diet at a young age.
 
What couples starting a family should know about prenatal testing
To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, it's smart to know about prenatal testing.
 
Vicki Lawrence shares personal health challenge for first time
Emmy award-winning actress Vicki Lawrence is sharing her experience with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU).
 
What are you doing to protect your eyes from too much screen time? [Infographic]
Learn about technology's effect on your eyes and what you can do to ease the strain.
 
Smart buying decisions: How hearing aids give you a great return on your investment
Learn how hearing aids make for a smart return on investment.
 
Breathe deeply and safely: 5 ways to protect yourself from CO poisoning
Protect your family from CO poisoning with these five tips.
 
5 simple parenting tips guaranteed to transform your picky eater
These expert tips will help you with any type of picky eater.
 
Why experts recommend skin-to-skin contact for infants
Regularly practicing skin-to-skin contact great benefits for mom and baby.
 
Every day heart health in February and beyond
You can make small changes this month that will benefit your heart all year round.
 
Roadmap to a healthy heart [Infographic]
Study shows Concord grapes can support a healthy heart.
 
The Impact of Meningococcal Disease in the United States
If you're a parent of a teen or young adult, talk to your healthcare provider to learn more about meningococcal meningitis or visit www.MeetMeningitis.com.
 
7 mind-blowing ways smart hearing aids can change your life
Learn how better hearing and smart hearing aids can change your life.
 
Better knowledge, products make 'aging gracefully' easier than ever
Aging gracefully can be easier than ever when you have the right knowledge and products.
 
Why is it so hard for all of us to lose weight?[Infographic]
Staying on track with a healthy routine isn'teasy, but Weight Watchers is here to help
 
5 tips to slash prescription drug costs
How you can cut the cost of prescription medications.
 
Hepatitis C: A hidden disease [Infographic]
Millions of Americans have Hepatitis C, many don't know it.
 
New survey reveals insights into emotional and physical impact of a fatal lung disease [Infographic]
New survey reveals insights into emotional and physical impact of rare and fatal lung disease.
 
The ABC's of HDL and LDL cholesterol [Infographic]
Learn about how bad cholesterol can hurt you.
 
You deserve the best health treatment possible
Specialty nurses can help people with wound, ostomy or continence issues feel better faster.
 
Poised for success: Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job
Treating hearing loss can help pay dividends on the job.
 
Are you at risk for a cardiovascular event? [Infographic]
Learn your cardiovascular risk with the ProHeart Path Tool.
 
Think it's too soon to start planning your child's summer? Think again
Guidelines for choosing a summer camp for your kids.
 
The 9 to 5 of cold and flu in the mid-atlantic [Infographic]
From morning to night, cold, cough and flu symptoms can get in the way of life's everyday
 
The 9 to 5 of cold and flu in the midwest [Infographic]
From morning to night, cold, cough and flu symptoms can get in the way of life's everyday
 
Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.): An Adult Patient's Journey [Infographic]
Bing eating disorder (B.E.D.): An adult patient's journey
 
Nothing to sneeze at: How to keep your family healthy this flu season
Tips to help you keep the flu from being a seasonal tradition.
 
About Binge Eating Disorder (B.E.D.) in Adults [Infographic]
About binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) in adults
 
Whole grains and heart health go hand-in-hand [Infographic]
Learn more about how whole grains can improve your heart health.
 
You're as young as you dream [Infographic]
What's your wish of a lifetime?
 
More than just annoying: The link between snoring and heart disease
Snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which puts you at risk for heart disease.
 
National Children's Dental Health Month reminds parents of the importance of oral health
Dental health is an important part of overall health for children.
 
An ideal number 2 may not be a number 2: what your bathroom habits might be telling you
Your bathroom habits are an important indicator of your gastrointestinal (GI) health.
 
February is Heart Month: 5 surprising facts that might save your life
These five important heart facts might save a life. Learn more now.
 
5 simple ways to disconnect and enjoy 15 minutes of 'me time'
"Me time" is good for you, and it can happen in as little as 15 minutes.
 
A little inspiration can go a long way for people living with relapsing multiple sclerosis
Learn more about the approximately 400,000 Americans are living with MS.
 
Tips to help cancer patients prevent infections during the winter
Cancer patients can take these steps to prevent infections during winter months.
 
Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks
Senior women can take these steps to reduce heart disease risks
 
Give your game day fans delicious and healthy snacks to help them cheer their team on to victory
Everyone needs a healthy diet to battle the stresses of everyday life and cheer their favorite team to victory.
 
Know how and when to screen for cervical cancer [Infographic]
A Pap and HPV tests can work together to assess your risk of cervical cancer.
 
3 hearty breakfast recipes for everyone in a hurry
Don't skip breakfast just because you're in a hurry. Make a quick meal on the go.
 
5 tips for surviving stroke with mobility and independence
Learn how can you increase your chances of surviving a stroke and preserving your mobility and independence.
 
Want to get your kids to eat healthier? Try adding some peanuts. [Infographic]
Try these protein-rich snacks for a treat your kids will love.
 
Pocket doors offer accessibility in every home
Pocket doors make rooms in the house much more accessible.
 
Actress Brenda Strong has 'The Other Talk'
Fifty is a major milestone in a woman's life: from physical changes, to becoming an empty-nester, to new homes or careers, it can be a time to re-focus on one's self and gain a new sense of freedom. During this time, one change that women may not anticipate is postmenopause.
 
Identifying pain medication addiction in your friends; yourself
Learn to spot the warning signs so you can tell when you or a loved one are addicted to pain medications.
 
Forget the pricey trip to the spa with simple DIY tips and tricks
Relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and affordable..
 
5 reasons to get your kids' hearing checked this year
 
Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle
Know the nutritional score of everything in your grocery store aisles.
 
Give children the vitamins and minerals they need [Infographic]
Help supply children with the vitamins they need to grow healthy and strong.
 
Women's pain: Common, treatable and often overlooked or mismanaged [Infographic]
Recent studies shed light on how women cope with pain.
 
7 big (but easy) ways businesses can reduce employee absenteeism
Absenteeism is a costly concern for employers. Here are ways businesses can help reduce employee absenteeism.
 
Flu myths versus facts for parents and caregivers [Infographic]
Separate the facts from the fiction regarding the flu vaccine.
 
7 facts to power through the toughest cold or flu
 
Simple swaps for a healthy lifestyle
Making progress toward health goals can be as simple as replacing less healthy habits with healthier choices.
 
A simple conversation could help provide life-saving information during and after pregnancy
Every two minutes, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, according to the WHO. Most of these deaths are preventable.
 
How wide is America's nutrition knowledge gap? [Infographic]
Learn more about a national survey to assess how Americans perceive key vitamins and minerals.
 
Learn how to combat symptoms this cold and flu season
Tips on how to get the rest you need to stay healthy this cold, cough and flu season.
 
5 ways to keep your New Year's resolution
Try these tips to keep your New Year's resolution on track.
 
Prepare for surgery: 5 steps every patient should take
Surgery and anesthesia are safer than ever, but can make even the most fearless patient a bit nervous. Here's some helpful information and steps to take.
 
Moms in training: 3 sanity-saving tips for new mothers
Tips for new parents to make the right choices and protect their sanity.
 
You can prevent cervical cancer
Cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully. Learn more now.
 
5 easy-to-accomplish New Year's resolutions with a big health impact
 
The best New Year's resolution? Don't make one
Instead of setting large goals for the new year, focus on staying physically active and making healthier choices year round.
 
How the Affordable Care Act may affect your tax refund
Do you know how the Affordable Care Act will affect your tax refund?
 
Easy tips to help beat calorie-overload this year
Getting started on a weight management plan can be easy.
 
Diabetes and holidays can go together better than chocolate and peanut butter
See how you can control your diabetes and enjoy the holidays at the same time.
 
Lack of flu preparedness: What you need to know to protect your family
Get the facts about flu and how to protect your family.
 
5 health improvements you can make today that will pay off for a lifetime
Learn how you can make life-altering healthy lifestyle choices today.
 
Why you should consider the Mediterranean diet
Learn the benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
 
Take a full-court approach to managing diabetes [Infographic]
Get an inside look at Dominique Wilkins' full-court approach to managing his type 2 diabetes.
 
Can't keep a resolution? Outside support can help
It's time to make New Year's resolutions! A positive outlook doesn't always translate to action unless you set manageable goals and lean on the support of your health and wellness communities.
 
The easiest thing you can do for your health and looks: drink more water
You may be overlooking one major health necessity that is as close as your kitchen faucet - water. It's vital all year long, even during winter months when you might think hydration is less important.
 
Do you know the GI malignancy that's second only to colon cancer? [Infographic]
Learn about the second-most-common type of gastrointestinal malignancy.
 
Ho, ho, headache! Americans' most common holiday pain points [Infographic]
You're not imagining it: Survey shows the holidays really are painful.
 
Ask the Pharmacist: Don't let a bleeding disorder wreck your travel plans
Traveling with a bleeding disorder is possible, just keep these tips in mind.
 
Life-saving facts about stroke treatment [Infographic]
Learn which type of stroke treatment offers the best chance of recovery.
 
Winning the fight against dry eye [Infographic]
Millions of adults experience dry eye - learn the symptoms and simple solutions for fixing the problem.
 
Hearing better thanks to smarter technology
Hearing better thanks to smarter technology
 
The two small steps that make a big impact on diabetes management [Infographic]
Oral care is an important part of diabetes management.
 
Diabetes Discussion: Tips for Managing Your Diabetes
Learn more about diabetes, what it is and how you can care for your loved on.
 
Pilot lands successful Afib treatment to overcome most common heart rhythm condition
 
Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel
See just how dangerous drowsy driving can be.
 
For adults, there's more to consider this season than just flu
With flu season in full swing, many adults are visiting their health care providers to discuss ways to stay healthy. Have you thought about other diseases you may be at risk for as an adult?
 
Answering the biggest unmet need in cancer care today
What's the biggest unmet need in cancer care today?
 
The key to getting the most out of your rheumatoid arthritis therapy
While there is no cure for the autoimmune inflammatory disease often called RA, early intervention and treatments can help you maintain a high quality of life.
 
5 must-know tips for healthy winter travel
Crowded airports and train stations and tight guest quarters exposes everyone to germs - and this year's cold and flu season is projected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be the worst yet.
 
Hidden holiday hazard? Don't let foot pain dampen holiday spirits
These tips can keep you on your toes - and your feet feeling fine - throughout the holiday shopping season.
 
With diabetes, don't overlook yearly eye exams
Diabetes can increase the risk for heart disease, stroke, or serious kidney damage. However, many people may not realize that diabetes can also damage the eyes.
 
Office ergonomics: Is your job literally a pain in the neck?
Millions of people work in an office environment every day, but that doesn't mean their fate has to include back aches and joint pain. Learn more about a healthy office environment.
 
Don't wait to discover if you have this deadly, under-reported type of cancer
Learn about liver cancer, one of the deadliest cancers in the world.
 
How a proper winter skincare regimen can help you save face this season
See how a proper skin care routine can help guys protect their skin this winter.
 
4 simple steps to a happier, healthier you
Control the urge to recycle annual resolutions that you know you'll never keep. Instead, identify new opportunities to keep your body fresh and your mind focused.
 
6 reasons the flu should not be ignored
 
5 questions you should ask your pharmacist
Find out what questions you should be asking your pharmacist.
 
Don't let new year's fervor fizzle: 6 ways to achieve meaningful change
A new approach to managing resolutions could make 2015 the year you achieve meaningful, lasting change.
 
Expert tips to protect your heart this winter
Cold can affect your heart health. Follow these simple tips to protect your heart this winter.
 
4 small diet changes that can make a big difference
Small diet changes can make a big difference in helpying you achieve your New Year's health resolutions.
 
What's your laundry packet safety plan? [Infographic]
Learn more about laundry packet safety habits to see how to keep your loved ones safe.
 
Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love
Learn some easy ways you can boost your heart's health.
 
5 New Year's resolutions too simple to overlook
Only 8 percent of people are successful in achieving their New Year's resolution. This year, try a new approach and consider these expert recommended no-fail goals.
 
What parents feed baby can have long-term impact
Learn some tips to ensure your children are eating healthy.
 
Are Americans really seeing the problem? [Infographic]
What do Americans really know about visual impairment around the world? You may be surprised.
 
Navy Reserve provides a great career option for medical students
One area where medical students are needed is the Navy Medical Reserve. Health-care professionals will gain experience helping others around the world at sea or at top medical facilities.
 
5 of America's eye-healthy cities
 
6 timely tips to keep kids safe this holiday season
Learn six ways to keep kids safe and healthy this season.
 
Not ready for a hearing aid? Alternatives break tradition
Hearing difficulty is a reality for 98 million Americans, but many ignore simple solutions. Now there are alternatives to hearing aids that are gaining popularity.
 
Learn why workplace benefits help provide financial security
While many view open enrollment as a chance to merely review and update health care coverage, such as medical, dental and vision, it is actually about much more than that.
 
Optimal lung cancer care requires a team [Infographic]
If you have lung cancer, talk to your doctor about engaging a multidisciplinary team in order to receive the best care possible.
 
How to handle grief during the holidays
Grieving during the holidays? Expert tips for coping.
 
Easy ways to get the breastfeeding supplies you want through your insurance
Nursing moms can use flexible spending account dollars to pay for breastfeeding pumps and supplies.
 
How health care will affect your taxes: 6 tips you need to know
The Affordable Care Act has changed the health care insurance landscape since last year, and for the first time, health care and your taxes are now directly related.
 
Good skin care starts below the surface
Not only does healthy skin help you look younger, but properly maintaining your skin also gives you a healthier overall appearance so you feel more confident.
 
Simple tips to help pancreatic cancer patients eat well
For people with pancreatic cancer, daily meal-planning comes with particular challenges, such as ensuring they get enough nutrition.
 
Caregivers make up 1 in 3 U.S. adults [Infographic]
Caregivers play a vital role in a patient's health, and nearly one in three adults in America is a caregiver.
 
Do you have prediabetes and not know it? [Infographic]
You may have prediabetes and not know it - learn more about this condition and how you can reverse it today.
 
What is your body trying to tell you this winter? [Infographic]
You may start to feel lousy during the colder months, but do you know the real cause?
 
The power of plant-based proteins [Infographic]
Learn more about the health benefits of plant-based proteins from sources like brown rice, pea, hemp and soy.
 
The simple solution to digital eye strain [Infographic]
Did you know 70 percent of the population experiences digital eye strain? Learn what it is and how to relieve the symptoms.
 
Reverse the onset of diabetes with simple lifestyle changes and healthy living programs
Some simple lifestyle changes can help those with prediabetes avoid some of the worst complications of diabetes.
 
Are your children protected from laundry packets? [Infographic]
Learn more about how proper laundry safety packet habits can help keep your family safe.
 
The surprising holiday allergy triggers in your home
Fall and winter present unique risks for people with allergies and asthma.
 
Simple tech tools to help reduce holiday stress
Technology offers a few tools that can help simplify the chaos of the holiday season, allowing you to stress less, and focus on enjoying the festivities even more.
 
7 things you didn't know about pneumonia
 
Discover how bladder leaks (incontinence) can feel like no big deal
More than 40 million American women over the age of 40 are affected by sensitive bladder in their daily lives. Learn how to manage leakage now.
 
Dermatologist shares skin care tips for the changing seasons
Simple, healthful ways to adjust your skin care routine for cold weather.
 
Don't surrender to your dry eye; how proper nutrition can help
If your eyes feel as dry as the desert, you might have a condition called dry eye.
 
See why the original beverage is still the best [Infographic]
Learn more about why you should put the sugary soda down and reach for the tap next time you're thirsty.
 
Managing the holidays with a loved one who suffers memory loss
It's possible to make the holidays special and enjoyable for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. Here are some tips to help.
 
Why you should know about pancreatic cancer
What do you know about pancreatic cancer? Here's why you should learn more.
 
Drive safely with your newborn by following these tips
Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated - quickly - on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child-safety seats and all their rules.
 
Tips for traveling while on kidney dialysis
Although dialysis doesn't take vacations, dialysis patients sure can - they just need to plan ahead when they travel.
 
A digestible guide to lactose intolerance [Infographic]
No ice cream, milk or cheese - it's reality for 40 million Americans who suffer from lactose intolerance. Here are some tips and treatments to consider.
 
Parents, listen up! Kids' hearing loss is on the rise [Infographic]
Did you know kids' hearing loss is on the rise? Learn more.
 
Are you sneezing your way through 'the most wonderful time of the year?'
Every year at the holidays you wonder why your "seasonal" allergies are still bothering you. Why are you sneezing, wheezing and coughing while everyone else is caroling, sleighing and making snowmen?
 
Life-threatening (severe) allergies and bullying: resources available to educate and raise awareness
Bullying has received increased national attention and can include behaviors such as name-calling, actual or threatened acts of physical harm, rumor spreading and social exclusion. Having health issues may also lead to bullying.
 
Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy
Seeing a podiatrist can help people with diabetes avoid one of the most severe risks of the disease.
 
Separate the fruit from the cake: How to manage your weight and still enjoy the holidays
What's your holiday weight-management plan?
 
Can you ID the symptoms of EPI? [Infographic]
Are GI symptoms keeping you in the stall? Unroll the facts about exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, or EPI.
 
Are you at risk? [Infographic]
If you're age 50 or older, you may be at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.
 
Meal-planning hacks to help you dine fast and healthy
A few simple meal hacks can help you dine quickly and keep meals healthy.
 
5 tips to keep your child's school days from becoming sick days
Find out what you can do to boost your child's immune system and keep them healthy this school year.
 
Simple steps to reverse Type 2 diabetes
Evidence has shown Type 2 diabetes (or insulin resistance) can often be controlled - or even reversed - by proper eating and exercise.
 
Help prevent the flu with a flu shot! [Infographic]
When you go to the pharmacist or doctor to get your flu shot this season, you may have options on what vaccination you receive.
 
What did you say? How teens are putting their hearing at risk [Infographic]
What daily activities are jeopardizing your teen's hearing?
 
 
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