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Health information especially for seniors.
Strength training for seniors
Strength training can help you stay strong and active as you age.
Could bad hearing cause a bad accident?
A new study on hearing loss and safety finds poor hearing may be a bigger problem than you'd think.
Arthritis: Getting a good night's rest
Quality sleep is especially important if you have arthritis.
Risk factors for stroke and how to control them
What you can do to help protect yourself from stroke.
Living with osteoporosis
If you have osteoporosis, you can take steps to protect your bones, reduce your risk for fractures and help ensure that you live an active life.
Allergies and Asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
Make a plan to control your asthma
Take this form to your doctor and create your personal asthma action plan. It will make it easier to control your asthma.
Take an active role in your asthma control
Don't let asthma slow you down.
Medications to treat asthma
The proper medications can help you breathe easier if you have asthma.
Watch out for molds
Mold spores can cause allergic reactions in some people.
Give seasonal allergies the slip
Fight back this sneezin' season with these five simple steps.
Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
Exercise and arthritis can (and do) go together
Is arthritis keeping you away from exercise? See this graphic filled with exercise options that are easy on your joints.
Talking with your doctor about arthritis pain
Describing arthritis pain to your doctor is an important part of your care.
Arthritis on the job
Learn how to cope with arthritis at work.
Arthritis and the heart
Research has linked rheumatoid arthritis to heart problems.
Get hip to a new hip (video)
If your favorite activities are becoming painful, talk with your doctor.
Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
Why skin exams are important (video)
Spend some time in front of the mirror getting to know your skin
Liver cancer is on the rise, but this test could help prevent it
The number of liver cancers has been steadily climbing. Why?
Breast cancer: Losing a loved one may shape prevention decisions
Watching a loved one go through breast cancer influenced how women at high risk of the disease handled their own prevention. Find out how this could affect your treatment decisions.
Chemotherapy: Coping with hair loss
Know what to do when the treatment that saves your life steals your hair.
Chemotherapy: How to protect yourself from infection
If you're receiving chemotherapy, it's vital that you learn how to avoid infections and what to do if one occurs.
Children and Parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
Is your child ready for team sports?
Choose the right sport for your child, and the right time for him or her to start playing.
Do kids get too many shots?
Some parents worry that too many vaccines might be bad for babies and tots. Here's what researchers found.
Biking with baby
Biking with a baby on board requires special skills and precautions.
Say goodnight: Getting your child to sleep
How to make bedtime easier.
Sleep safety for baby (infographic)
Many products made for cribs may actually increase the risk of sleep-related deaths among infants. Learn how create a safer sleep environment for baby.
Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
Diabetes: Take a stand for better blood sugar control (video)
Try not to sit in one place for longer than 30 minutes.
Dental health may indicate diabetes risk
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Take our assessment to find out.
Exercising when you have diabetes
Exercise can be good for people with diabetes, but it's important to put safety first.
Diabetes: Protect your mental health
Maintaining good emotional health is an important part of keeping diabetes in check.
Increase your knowledge about diabetes
How much do you really know about diabetes? Check your knowledge with this infographic.
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
Stroke warning signs (infographic)
Learn the signs and know how to respond.
An unexpected link between heart and brain health
Even if you don't exercise at all, it's not too late to start.
Excess weight takes a toll on the heart
If you're overweight, your heart is at risk.
The DASH diet vs. hypertension
Adopting this special eating plan can pay big dividends in your long-term health.
Health effects of hypertension (infographic)
High blood pressure can have a serious impact on your body. Explore this infographic to see what can happen if it goes unchecked.
Health information especially for men.
While you were sleeping (infographic)
While you're sleeping your body is going through a complex process of repair and rejuvenation.
Infographic: Sleep needs
How many hours do you need each night?
Health hack: 5 uses for petroleum jelly
It's an inexpensive product that can be used in a variety of ways. Learn why petroleum jelly is a real skin saver.
Alcohol and drugs: Why do some people become addicted?
Certain genetic, mental health and environmental factors put you at higher risk for addiction, research shows. Find out now what they are.
When men battle brittle bones
Osteoporosis can affect men too.
Nutrition and Fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
Where's the salt? Hidden sources of sodium (video)
These 6 common foods are often high in sodium, which puts you at risk for high blood pressure.
Is happiness as simple as moving more?
Researchers looked at 23 different studies to better understand how physical activity can boost happiness.
Healthy eating: Asparagus 5 ways
Besides being delicious, asparagus is rich in folate, a B vitamin that may play a role in preventing cancer. Find out how to get more of these springtime spears in your diet.
Must exercise be lengthy to help lengthen your life?
Current guidelines say exercise should last at least 10 minutes to be effective. New research says that may not be the case.
Infographic: Bicycle safety tips
When bicycles and motor vehicles collide, it's often the cyclist who gets hurt. Pedal toward protection with this infographic.
Health information especially for women.
The sun and your skin (infographic)
Too much exposure to the sun's UV rays can damage your skin in a variety of ways.
Menopause: How hormone therapy affects body fat
Taking and stopping hormone therapy can lead to weight-related changes, a new study finds.
Blood pressure control important for women
Paying attention to your blood pressure can make a big difference in your health.
Try these bone-building exercises
Keep your bones strong and fight osteoporosis with weight-bearing exercises. Here’s how.
How dense are you? A guide to testing your bone mass
Bone mineral density testing measures the strength of your bones.
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