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Health information especially for seniors.
Nutrition for seniors
Tips for eating well as you age.
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A newer, better shingles vaccine
Shingrix is recommended as the preferred shingles vaccine for adults age 50 and older.
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Why is melanoma on the rise in people middle-aged and older?
While young adults are getting melanoma at a slower rate, this deadly skin cancer is on the rise in other groups. Here's why.
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Did you know? You can train your memory
A new study suggests older adults who learn memory skills may improve their attention span and decision making. Learn more about this medication-free method.
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Get smart about colorectal cancer
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. How much do you really know about this disease? Do you have risk factors? Find out here.
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Allergies and Asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
Why swimming is good for asthma (video)
The warm, humid air of an indoor swimming pool could bring relief if you have asthma.
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Controlling your child's asthma
With proper treatment, your child can lead a normal, active life.
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What to do if your child has an asthma attack
The right treatment given at the right time can head off serious episodes.
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Dining out with food allergies
Following a few safety tips can help you avoid an allergic reaction when you eat at a restaurant.
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What is anaphylactic shock?
How to spot and respond to this severe allergic reaction.
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Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
Exercise your way to less osteoarthritis pain (video)
Activity can help reduce arthritis pain, but only if you stick with it. Skip the kinds that bore you and find a new favorite.
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Using heat and cold to ease arthritis pain (infographic)
Temperature therapy is one of the most effective ways to relieve arthritis symptoms.
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Finding the right job when you have arthritis
Take the time to find a job that fits your needs and abilities.
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Arthritis and intimacy
Stay close to your partner as you manage this chronic illness.
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Make your home arthritis-friendly
Everyday tasks can be more difficult if you have arthritis—even your own home can present obstacles.
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Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
What African Americans should know about colorectal cancer screening (video)
Colorectal cancer tends to strike African Americans at a higher rate. Fortunately, this cancer is often preventable.
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'Pro-inflammatory' diets linked to colorectal cancer
A new study shows a link between colorectal cancer and inflammatory foods (including red and processed meats).
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Light therapy may help cancer survivors sleep better
Using a light box is thought to synchronize the body's clock and improve sleep.
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Colon cancer screening options (infographic)
Use this infographic to learn about three ways you can screen for colon cancer.
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Colorectal cancer quiz
Can eating processed meats raise your risk for colorectal cancer? Find out by taking this quiz.
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Children and Parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
Avoiding illness at school
Tips to help your child avoid illnesses, from food poisoning to the flu.
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4 tips to help baby sleep safely
Many parents aren't following infant safe-sleeping practices, per a new report.
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How to get kids to try fruits and vegetables
Practical tips for parents.
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Brownbagging it: The tasty and nutritious way
Simple, effective advice for packing healthy school lunches your kids will love.
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Poison-proof your home
What you can do to help lessen the risk of poisoning at your home.
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Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
A quick fix for low blood sugar (video)
You don't need candy or sweets to fend off the dizzy fog of hypoglycemia
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Diabetes burnout? Try these tips
Too much stress can be bad news for your health.
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Dining out when you have diabetes
Tips for eating well when you're away from home.
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Diabetes superfoods (infographic)
A look at some foods that have the nutrients needed for good diabetes management.
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Discover how diabetes can harm your kidneys
See how much damage your kidneys can face if diabetes goes unchecked. Then, take a quiz and learn more.
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Heart Health
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
Reel in the benefits of fish (video)
Fish is a great replacement for red meat, and most adults should have a couple of servings of fish a week.
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Heart attack more likely during the first few days of flu
A new study shows that people who get the flu have an increased risk for heart attack, particularly in the first week of the flu.
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Heart attack and cardiac arrest aren't the same thing
During American Heart Month, take a moment to learn how to help someone survive a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest.
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Recognize sudden cardiac arrest
Sudden cardiac arrest is a serious emergency, but bystanders can help a person survive.
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Eat better to help your heart
Tips for getting started.
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Men's Health
Health information especially for men.
A good reason to watch your red meat intake (video)
Limiting red meat can help you avoid a common cancer.
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Regular exercise may reverse effects of sedentary living
Exercise can reduce the heart-health consequences of an inactive lifestyle, per a new study. And middle age may be the best time to do it.
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A plan to prevent colorectal cancer
There are steps you can take to help protect yourself.
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Drink up! Making sure you get enough water
Water and other fluids are especially important during exercise or warm weather.
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What your pee color means (infographic)
The color of your urine can say a lot. Find out what you're flushing.
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Nutrition and Fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
How to picture proper portions (infographic)
Do you know how much is too much? Find out how to recognize an appropriate serving size.
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'Pro-inflammatory' diets linked to colorectal cancer
A new study shows a link between colorectal cancer and inflammatory foods (including red and processed meats).
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Standing several hours a day can help drop weight
Standing up burns more calories than sitting—enough that you may notice.
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12 steps toward a healthier diet
A look at some simple things you can do to eat more healthfully.
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Want some fiber? Try this snack (video)
When you treat your popcorn right, it's a tasty snack packed with fiber and low in calories.
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Women's Health
Health information especially for women.
10 screening tests women need
What tests to get and when.
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Breast cancer treatments may harm women's hearts
A new study shows that breast cancer treatment carries heart risks. Fortunately, there are things women can do to minimize these risks while still getting the care they need.
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The benefits of breakfast
Eating a healthy breakfast is a great way to jump-start your day.
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Recipe revival: How to make your favorite meals healthier
Simple steps for improving the nutritional value of your favorite recipes.
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How much sugar is in that drink? (video)
All sweet drinks are not created equal. Some have only a little sugar, while some have way more than you might think.
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AARP Driver's Safety Class
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider 3.13 8:30 AM
Joint Venture Class
Diabetes Support Group 12pm
Diabetes Support Group- 4pm
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