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Health information especially for seniors.
Plan ahead to maintain independence as you grow older.
Fight frailty with a healthy heart
Keeping your heart healthy could fend of frailty in old age, study shows.
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.
Strength training for seniors
Strength training can help you stay strong and active as you age.
Gardening with arthritis
Don't let arthritis keep you from enjoying your garden.
Allergies and Asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
Aspirin and asthma don't mix
Aspirin and other common over-the-counter medicines may make asthma worse.
Tips for allergy-free gardening
How to control your allergies while you use your green thumb.
A shot to prevent sneezes?
Allergy shots could prevent another sniffly season.
Living with lactose intolerance
Know what to do when dairy products don't agree with you.
Understanding latex allergy
Latex products can cause allergic reactions.
Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
A guide to arthritis medications
A variety of different medications can help ease arthritis symptoms.
Arthritis: Simplify your life
Choosing to simplify your life by setting priorities and changing your lifestyle can help you better manage arthritis.
The emotional side of arthritis
Take steps to cope with the emotional effects of arthritis.
Weight loss can improve knee arthritis
With each pound you put on, your knees absorb about 4 extra pounds of pressure.
What is total joint replacement?
Learn when it's used and how it's done.
Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
Talking to a friend or relative who has cancer
Knowing when to talk, what to say and how to listen.
Increase exercise, decrease cancer risk
Ratchet up the amount of exercise you get, and you may drop your risk for 13 types of cancer.
Eat fruit now, reduce breast cancer risk later?
Researchers say that a diet full of fruit in the teen years may stave off breast cancer later in life.
Prostate cancer: Lowering your risk
Research suggests that healthy habits may potentially decrease a man's chances of getting prostate cancer or dying from the disease.
Quiz: Skin cancer
Can skin cancer be prevented? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
Children and Parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
Headaches in children: What parents need to know
Help your child avoid headache pain.
Swaddling may raise SIDS risk, study warns
The practice is especially dangerous in older babies and those placed on their stomachs and sides to sleep.
Childhood obesity continues to gain ground
Despite efforts to the curb the nationwide problem, childhood obesity hasn't slowed down.
Way too harsh? Teens with tough parents have poorer health
A harsh parenting style may contribute to long-term health problems in kids.
Infographic: Teens and sleep
Everybody needs sleep, including busy teenagers. Make sure your teen isn't losing out on health by losing out on sleep.
Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
Managing levels of this hormone is a key to controlling diabetes.
A guide to insulin pumps
If you have diabetes, using an insulin pump may be a convenient way to manage your blood sugar.
Tips for buying diabetes supplies
The right supplies can make controlling your blood sugar easier.
Get basic information about this common disease.
High pressure treatment: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can help some conditions
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be used to treat the bends, carbon monoxide poisoning and some wounds.
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
How emotions can affect your heart
Look into your heart—your emotions may be stirring up trouble.
Give your heart a good night's rest
Study links early bedtimes, sufficient sleep to heart-friendly habits.
Exercising when you have heart disease
A heart problem usually isn't a reason to avoid physical activity.
Treating metabolic syndrome
Lifestyle changes are the key.
Infographic: Inside a blood pressure reading
Learn what the numbers mean.
Health information especially for men.
Home remedies for headaches
Medication isn't the only option.
Men: Check your skin cancer skills
A survey finds that women know more about skin cancer prevention. But both have some learning to do.
Getting ready for an intimate exam
Preparing your mind for tests on private body parts.
Men: Make time to discuss prostate cancer screening with your doctor
Screening for prostate cancer has pros and cons. Men need to talk with their doctor about what's best for them.
Quiz: Prostate cancer
When should you talk to your doctor about prostate cancer? Find out in this
Nutrition and Fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
Infographic: Hydration facts
Don't wait to hydrate. Find out if you're getting enough water—and how to get your share.
Study shows who's hydrated, who's not
How much water do you need? Data shows who is getting enough water and who isn't.
How to choose and store produce
Get the most out of the fruits and veggies you buy.
How to get kids to try fruits and vegetables
Practical tips for parents.
5 tips for fitting produce into your grocery budget
No matter how pinched your budget is, there's still plenty of room for nutrition-rich fruits and vegetables.
Health information especially for women.
Migraines and women
Hormones may be to blame, but treatment can help.
Flu shot during pregnancy protects baby too
Pregnant? The flu shot does more than keep you out of harm's way. It could protect your baby even months after birth.
Study: Cranberry supplements vary widely in quality
Few cranberry supplements effective against UTIs, study shows.
Medicines can make skin sun-sensitive
Certain medicines can make skin more vulnerable to damage or allergic reactions when exposed to sunlight.
Infographic: Sun safety
Sun exposure is a preventable skin cancer risk factor.
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