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25 07, 2017

Biosensors and Your Health

2017-07-25T09:58:54+00:00

What’s Your Body Trying to Tell You? Your body alerts you to many aspects of your health. Your stomach growling tells you when to eat. A powerful yawn lets you know you’re tired. Your body gives off many other valuable signals, but requires technology to detect them. Scientists are looking for new ways to track [...]

Biosensors and Your Health 2017-07-25T09:58:54+00:00
25 07, 2017

Struggling to Sleep?

2017-07-25T09:54:22+00:00

Don’t Let Apnea Steal Your Sweet Dreams Most people who have sleep apnea don’t realize it. That’s because this disorder only occurs during sleep. Sleep apnea is when you have pauses in breathing while you’re asleep. These pauses can last from seconds to minutes. You may have difficulty breathing a few times or dozens of [...]

Struggling to Sleep? 2017-07-25T09:54:22+00:00
17 04, 2017

Keep your voice sound

2017-04-17T12:23:53+00:00

How to Prevent and Avoid Voice Problems Whether answering the phone, chatting with coworkers, or even letting loose on karaoke nights, your voice helps you connect with others. It acts as a reflection of your personality, mood, and health. Experts estimate that nearly 18 million adults in the U.S. have voice problems. You can take [...]

Keep your voice sound 2017-04-17T12:23:53+00:00
17 04, 2017

Painful Joints?

2017-04-17T12:24:29+00:00

Early Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Key Painful, swollen, and stiff joints can be a sign of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common forms. The pain and stiffness can interfere with your life at home and at work. For some people, the disease is mild, but for others it can be disabling. [...]

Painful Joints? 2017-04-17T12:24:29+00:00
7 02, 2017

The Power of Your Pancreas

2017-04-17T12:24:37+00:00

Keep Your Digestive Juices Flowing How much you eat alters more than your waistline. It also affects your body’s organs, starting with your pancreas. With each bite, your pancreas must release enough digestive juices and hormones for you to benefit from the food you eat. Putting too much stress on your pancreas—by too much eating, [...]

The Power of Your Pancreas 2017-04-17T12:24:37+00:00
7 02, 2017

Do Social Ties Affect Our Health?

2017-04-17T12:24:44+00:00

Exploring the Biology of Relationships Cuddles, kisses, and caring conversations. These are key ingredients of our close relationships. Scientists are finding that our links to others can have powerful effects on our health. Whether with romantic partners, family, friends, neighbors, or others, social connections can influence our biology and well-being. Wide-ranging research suggests that strong [...]

Do Social Ties Affect Our Health? 2017-04-17T12:24:44+00:00
5 01, 2017

How to Spot and Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

2017-07-25T10:26:55+00:00

When the Clot Thickens Lots of things can cause pain and swelling in your leg. But if your symptoms stem from a blood clot deep in your leg, it can be dangerous. Blood clots can happen to anyone, anytime. But some people are at increased risk. Taking steps to reduce your chances of a blood [...]

How to Spot and Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis 2017-07-25T10:26:55+00:00
5 01, 2017

Pregnancy and Beyond

2017-07-25T10:27:03+00:00

Make Healthy Choices for Yourself and Your Baby You’re having a baby! Now what? When you’re about to be a new mom, it can feel like there’s a lot to do and learn. You’ll likely hear well-meaning advice from family, friends, and even total strangers. You may feel a mix of emotions. Whether you’re overjoyed [...]

Pregnancy and Beyond 2017-07-25T10:27:03+00:00
13 12, 2016

Making a Healthier Home

2016-12-13T11:15:54+00:00

Cast Toxins From Your Living Space Take a look around your home. Do you know what’s in your household goods and products? Some chemicals can harm your health if too much gets into your body. Becoming aware of potentially harmful substances and clearing them out can help keep you and your family healthy. “There’s a [...]

Making a Healthier Home 2016-12-13T11:15:54+00:00
7 11, 2016

Don’t Toss the Floss!

2017-07-03T12:09:36+00:00

The Benefits of Daily Cleaning Between Teeth You may have seen or heard news stories suggesting that you can forget about flossing, since scientists lack solid evidence that you’ll benefit from cleaning between your teeth with a sturdy string. But many dentists may beg to differ. They’ve seen the teeth and gums of people who [...]

Don’t Toss the Floss! 2017-07-03T12:09:36+00:00