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  • 4 Common Health Problems in Women

    It’s a good idea to be aware of some of the top threats to women’s health. Watch for their signs, discuss them with your provider, and be proactive about preventing them. Here are a few you should know.

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  • How to Keep Gums and Teeth Healthy

    Brushing and flossing your teeth isn't hard to do. And doing both correctly can help prevent gum disease and tooth loss. Try these tips for a healthier mouth.

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  • 14 Creative Uses for Food Scraps

    More than 20 tons of wasted food winds up in the trash each year. Fortunately, you can make a difference. While some types of waste should go in the trash, using other leftovers helps the earth and saves you cash.

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Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    The last time you visited your doctor for an illness, he or she might have ordered a CBC test to help determine the diagnosis. CBC stands for complete blood count, but what does that mean? And what do all those numbers on the result sheet mean? Find out by taking this quiz.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Lyme disease is an illness spread by the bite of an infected tick. A bull's-eye rash is a typical symptom that identifies this illness, which untreated can affect many parts of the body. This video explains how the illness develops and what you can do to protect yourself against tick bites.