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When Sadness Is Seasonal

As the fall colors of red, orange, and yellow dot the landscape, some people find the lack of sunlight triggers the blues. 

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Cuckoo for Caffeine?

Do you tote an always-full coffee mug throughout the day? What are the effects of all that caffeine besides wide awakeness?

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Mom, Step Away From the Smartphone

Moms distracted by their cell phones at the dinner table are missing out on a chance to connect with their kids.

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Healthy Prep for Fruits and Veggies

Make sure you're getting rid of harmful substances on your produce before you eat it. Read and follow these tips.

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Yoga: Good for the Heart

Learn how the downward dog can improve your heart health!

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Tune In. Live Well.
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
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.
    Test Your Knowledge.

    True or False: Arthritis affects only the wrist, ankle, and knee joints.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.

      Watch. Listen. Learn.

      Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.

      Do antibiotics cure the common cold? If you answered yes, you've got good company. A recent poll found that many Americans don’t know enough about antibiotics and their proper use.