Health And Wellness

Health And Wellness

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Word Count: 458 Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel See just how dangerous drowsy driving can be. ...
Word Count: 482 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....
Word Count: 678 How to handle grief during the holidays Grieving during the holidays? Expert tips for coping....
Word Count: 635 5 questions you should ask your pharmacist Find out what questions you should be asking your pharmacist....
Word Count: 702 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....
Word Count: 374 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....
Word Count: 383 Why you should consider the Mediterranean diet Learn the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. ...
Word Count: 407 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....
Word Count: 457 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....
Word Count: 448 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....
Word Count: 589 Expert tips to protect your heart this winter Cold can affect your heart health. Follow these simple tips to protect your heart this winter....
Word Count: 344 Hearing better thanks to smarter technology Hearing better thanks to smarter technology...
Word Count: 597 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....
Word Count: 691 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....
Word Count: 538 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....
Word Count: 554 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?...
Word Count: 466 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....
Word Count: 584 Ask the Pharmacist: Exercise tips your heart will love Learn some easy ways you can boost your heart's health....
Word Count: 576 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. ...
Word Count: 551 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. ...
Word Count: 595 5 tips to slash prescription drug costs How you can cut the cost of prescription medications....
Word Count: 480 What you need to know to control this silent killer Hypertension is called the silent killer; don't miss even one medication dose....
Word Count: 710 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....
Word Count: 631 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....
Word Count: 568 Breathe deeply and safely: 5 ways to protect yourself from CO poisoning Protect your family from CO poisoning with these five tips. ...
Word Count: 538 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....
Word Count: 91 Women's pain: Common, treatable and often overlooked or mismanaged [Infographic] Recent studies shed light on how women cope with pain....
Word Count: 665 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....
Word Count: 562 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....
Word Count: 489 6 timely tips to keep kids safe this holiday season Learn six ways to keep kids safe and healthy this season....
Word Count: 537 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....
Word Count: 1 Better knowledge, products make 'aging gracefully' easier than ever Aging gracefully can be easier than ever when you have the right knowledge and products....
Word Count: 636 The surprising holiday allergy triggers in your home Fall and winter present unique risks for people with allergies and asthma....
Word Count: 1222 A Fresh Look: Consider These Ways to Help Manage Major Depressive Disorder Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known as clinical depression, affects a large number of people. In fact, in the United States, it’s been estimated that more than 30 million people have suffered from MDD over...
Word Count: 481 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....
Word Count: 565 Simple swaps for a healthy lifestyle Making progress toward health goals can be as simple as replacing less healthy habits with healthier choices....
Word Count: 536 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....
Word Count: 477 Moms in training: 3 sanity-saving tips for new mothers Tips for new parents to make the right choices and protect their sanity. ...
Word Count: 580 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...
Word Count: 378 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. ...
Word Count: 665 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....
Word Count: 633 Pilot lands successful Afib treatment to overcome most common heart rhythm condition From greeting long-lost family and friends at baggage claim to rushing across the terminal to catch a departing flight, a fast, skipping heartbeat is a common occurrence at airports across the country. But for commercial...
Word Count: 771 Diabetes Discussion: Tips for Managing Your Diabetes Learn more about diabetes, what it is and how you can care for your loved on. ...
Word Count: 381 You deserve the best health treatment possible Specialty nurses can help people with wound, ostomy or continence issues feel better faster....
Word Count: 353 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....
Word Count: 547 Separate the fruit from the cake: How to manage your weight and still enjoy the holidays What's your holiday weight-management plan?...
Word Count: 364 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?...
Word Count: 515 Meal-planning hacks to help you dine fast and healthy A few simple meal hacks can help you dine quickly and keep meals healthy....
Word Count: 565 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. ...
Word Count: 392 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....
Word Count: 514 What parents feed baby can have long-term impact Learn some tips to ensure your children are eating healthy....
Word Count: 466 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. ...
Word Count: 564 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....
Word Count: 566 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....
Word Count: 727 Easy tips to help beat calorie-overload this year Getting started on a weight management plan can be easy....
Word Count: 421 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....
Word Count: 408 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....
Word Count: 353 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....
Word Count: 483 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....
Word Count: 681 Poised for success: Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job Treating hearing loss can help pay dividends on the job....
Word Count: 548 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. ...
Word Count: 686 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....
Word Count: 568 How the Affordable Care Act may affect your tax refund Do you know how the Affordable Care Act will affect your tax refund?...
Word Count: 735 Why you should know about pancreatic cancer What do you know about pancreatic cancer? Here's why you should learn more....
Word Count: 572 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....
Word Count: 541 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....
Word Count: 536 Answering the biggest unmet need in cancer care today What's the biggest unmet need in cancer care today?...
Word Count: 437 Dermatologist shares skin care tips for the changing seasons Simple, healthful ways to adjust your skin care routine for cold weather....
Word Count: 700 5 simple parenting tips guaranteed to transform your picky eater These expert tips will help you with any type of picky eater....
Word Count: 633 Look 10 years younger with expert anti-aging tips Erasing years from your appearance is actually simpler than most people think....
Word Count: 366 Lack of flu preparedness: What you need to know to protect your family Get the facts about flu and how to protect your family....
Word Count: 379 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....
Word Count: 715 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....
Word Count: 582 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....
Word Count: 559 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....
Word Count: 671 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....
Word Count: 414 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...
Word Count: 352 Vicki Lawrence shares personal health challenge for first time Emmy award-winning actress Vicki Lawrence is sharing her experience with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU)....
Word Count: 652 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.....
Word Count: 782 Senior women: Simple, must-do ways to reduce heart disease risks Senior women can take these steps to reduce heart disease risks...
Word Count: 609 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....
Word Count: 516 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....
Word Count: 699 Nutrition choices made easy in the grocery aisle Know the nutritional score of everything in your grocery store aisles....
Word Count: 637 Tips to help cancer patients prevent infections during the winter Cancer patients can take these steps to prevent infections during winter months....
Word Count: 473 Pocket doors offer accessibility in every home Pocket doors make rooms in the house much more accessible. ...
Word Count: 724 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....
Word Count: 674 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....
Word Count: 552 7 mind-blowing ways smart hearing aids can change your life Learn how better hearing and smart hearing aids can change your life....
Word Count: 537 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....
Word Count: 692 Think it's too soon to start planning your child's summer? Think again Guidelines for choosing a summer camp for your kids....
Word Count: 466 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....
Word Count: 708 6 tips for a safe outpatient surgery experience Experts provide advice on how to have a good outpatient surgery outcome....
Word Count: 543 Why experts recommend skin-to-skin contact for infants Regularly practicing skin-to-skin contact great benefits for mom and baby....
Word Count: 628 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....
Word Count: 466 You can prevent cervical cancer Cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully. Learn more now....
Word Count: 470 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....
Word Count: 709 February is Heart Month: 5 surprising facts that might save your life These five important heart facts might save a life. Learn more now....
Word Count: 882 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....
Word Count: 728 Every day heart health in February and beyond You can make small changes this month that will benefit your heart all year round....
Word Count: 508 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....
Word Count: 614 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....
Word Count: 752 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....
Word Count: 522 10 tips for kids' good dental health Dental health is an important part of overall health for children....
Word Count: 484 Operation safety: Tips to make every bath a safe bath For your next bath makeover, make it functional and stylish....

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