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9 Things to Learn From People Living With Dementia

The Gift: Truths Our Loved Ones with Dementia Teach Us<p>If you know someone living with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia or …

Dementia

Caring for Someone With ALS

Three Tips to Ponder as You Care for Someone With ALS<p>Regardless of whether you are a spouse, child, friend, or formal caregiver, taking care of a …

Breakthroughs

The 2017 Hypertension Guidelines

In late 2017, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), in cooperation with numerous other prestigious …

Diabetes

The History of the Flu Vaccine

Vaccines have come a long way since Edward Jenner's famous 18th century experiment. Our great grandparents might have only received a single shot …

Public Health

6 School Lunch Fails and How to Avoid Them

Parents have their work cut out for them when it comes to packing healthy and kid-approved lunches. The bustle of morning craziness doesn’t lend …

Eating

Feeding Tubes Explained: Temporary and Permanent Placement

Understanding Different Types of Feeding Tubes and Their Uses<p>A feeding tube is a medical device that is used to feed an individual who is unable to …

Babies

Cinnamon Infused Ginger Lemon Iced Tea

Total Time <b>725 min</b><br>Prep <b>5 min</b>, Cook <b>720 min</b><br>Servings <b>8 (1 cup each)</b><p>This cinnamon infused ginger lemon iced tea recipe uses cinnamon bark and lemon slices …

Beverages

Crispy Hasselback Potato With Simple Guac

Total Time <b>70 min</b><br>Prep <b>10 min</b>, Cook <b>60 min</b><br>Servings <b>4 (1 potato + 1/4 avocado each)</b><p>Eat a Hasselback potato as part of lunch or dinner when you're craving …

Recipes

Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Roasted Lentil Salad

Total Time <b>35 min</b><br>Prep <b>10 min</b>, Cook <b>25 min</b><br>Servings <b>4 (1/2 cup each)</b><p>Lentils and Brussels sprouts share the spotlight in this shredded Brussels sprouts and …

Vegetables

Make It Yours Pumpkin Spice Latte

Total Time <b>5 min</b><br>Prep <b>5 min</b>, Cook <b>0 min</b><br>Servings <b>2 (1 cup each)</b><p>There are plenty of reasons to love a pumpkin spice latte: it's warm, creamy, and flavorful …

Beverages

What Is Morgellons Disease?

Gain A Deeper Understanding Of This Illness<p>At first glance, Morgellons disease (abbreviated "MD" and pronounced with a hard “g”) seems like something …

Medicine

How Do Vaccines Work, Exactly?

Credited for causing drastic reductions in dangerous diseases like measles and polio, vaccines are widely heralded as one of the greatest public …

Medicine

Could a Flu Patch Bring an End to Flu Shots?

If you hate getting flu shots because you don't like needles, you could soon be in luck. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory …

Is a Flu Shot Right for You?

Questions to Consider<p>If you can't decide whether or not you should get a flu shot, answer these questions to help guide your decision about getting …

Public Health

Can Cold Medicine Be Dangerous?

There are so many options on the cold and flu aisle of the local pharmacy. It seems like an endless supply of options to help relieve every symptom …

Medicine

10 Holiday Foods to Eat in Moderation

Holiday Diet Help<p>Every holiday season brings all the parties, delicious foods, beverages, and treats. It's fun at first, but as the season wears on, …

Nutrition

Menopause Articles - Coping, Treatment, and More

Menopause is the term used to describe your final menstrual period, which occurs when your ovaries have stopped producing the hormones that drive …

Wellness

Basics of Social Psychology

What is it that shapes our attitudes? Why are some people such great leaders? How does prejudice develop, and how can we overcome it? These are just …

Psychology

Advice for Sleeping Better Tonight

The Basics of Labor and Childbirth

Childbirth

Immunization for Your Kids

Vaccination

Calorie Counter | Food Nutrition Data for Healthy Eating Choices

Calorie counts are the first thing you probably look at when you look at a nutrition facts label. Food provides energy that comes in the form of …

Weight Loss

Lung Cancer Articles - Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, with 1.8 million new cases being diagnosed yearly.<p>In the United States, lung cancer is …

Cancer

Yoga Practice for Beginners

Beginning a yoga practice from scratch is not an easy thing to do. It takes a lot of courage to go from sitting on your couch thinking about trying …

Yoga

Half and Full Marathon Training Tips

If you’re training for a marathon, these long distance running tips are sure to prepare you. Learn how to make running easier, stay motivated and …

Marathons

What You Need to Know About Heart Attacks

A heart attack (or myocardial infarction) is a very serious condition in which a portion of the heart muscle dies, usually because its blood supply …

Medical Research

Heart Disease Articles - Symptoms, Treatment, and More

No other organ in the body has such a direct impact on every other organ as the heart. It is the heart’s job to pump blood, with its life-giving …

Medical Research

Type 2 Diabetes Articles - Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive, chronic disease related to your body's challenges with regulating blood sugar. It is often associated with …

Diabetes

Why You Should Get a Flu Vaccine

​The flu is a highly contagious respiratory virus that circulates each year. It makes millions of people sick, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands and …

Public Health

Flu Shots 101: What You Need to Know

Each year public health officials and health care providers encourage people to get vaccinated against the flu. Anyone at risk for the flu should …

Public Health