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17 04, 2017

Keep your voice sound


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 [...]

17 04, 2017

Painful Joints?


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. [...]

7 02, 2017

The Power of Your Pancreas


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, [...]

7 02, 2017

Do Social Ties Affect Our Health?


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 [...]

5 01, 2017

How to Spot and Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis


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 [...]

5 01, 2017

Pregnancy and Beyond


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 [...]

13 12, 2016

Making a Healthier Home


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 [...]

7 11, 2016

Don’t Toss the Floss!


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 [...]

7 11, 2016

Healthy Holiday Foods and Fun


Make Smart Choices as You Celebrate the Season Mashed potatoes and gravy, Grandma’s apple pie, and other holiday favorites can be a joyous part of any celebration. But to feel your best, you know you need to eat in moderation and stay active. How can you avoid temptation when delicious foods and calories abound? “From [...]

11 10, 2016

Understanding Health Risks


Improve Your Chances for Good Health Risks are all around us. A nearby sneeze may raise your risk for catching the flu. Obesity boosts the odds you’ll get diabetes. Smoking increases your risk for many cancers. And if you pay attention to news headlines, you may worry that you’re at risk for food poisoning, Zika [...]