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How Cancer Affects Dental Health

Did you know that cancer can affect your teeth, gums and mouth? Learn about some dental health changes that can occur during cancer treatment. Read More


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How Do You Get a Salmonella Infection?

Salmonella is a common source of food poisoning and diarrhea. Read this article to find out how you can become infected. Read More


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How to Trim Calories From Your Thanksgiving Dinner

If you’re not careful about your eating habits during the holidays, you could end up ringing in the New Year a few pounds heavier. Read More


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The Grill Outdoors

While you’re firing up the grill, catching up over great conversations consider these grill tips that will keep your plate looking healthy. Read More


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Tips for Managing Aches and Pains

Find out which types of pain could be symptoms of a health condition and what you can do about it. Read More


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Four Heathy Eating Tips to Try During National Nutrition Month

It’s more important to focus on your diet as a whole, and to understand how making smart food choices today can provide multiple benefits over the long run. Read More


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Tips for Heart Health and Cancer Prevention

Nutrition matters, both in terms of heart health and cancer risk. Here are some tips on how to modify your eating habits. Read More


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Five Flu Facts Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers Should Know

Dr. Ana Velez, Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, answers five questions about the flu vaccine. Read More


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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Charitable Giving

The positive effects of charitable giving can extend beyond your mental health and enhance your physical health too. Read More


Food Safety Tips to Remember While Preparing Your Thanksgiving Meal

Find out how to keep your turkey safe to eat and free from foodborne illness. Read More


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Thanksgiving Day Is Also National Family Health History Day

While you enjoy time with family this Thanksgiving, take a moment to discuss family health history. Read More


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Five Questions With: Clinical Specialist Cassandra Vonnes on the Importance of Hand Washing

To observe "Clean Hands Week" (Sept. 17-23), we talked to clinical specialist, Cassandra Vonnes, about the importance of hand washing when it comes to preventing the spread of germs and sickness. Read More


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Is There a Correlation Between Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk?

Many people are unaware that researchers have linked heavy drinking to an increased of several types of cancer. Read More


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September Is National Food Safety Month – Learn How to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

Foodborne illnesses can be easily prevented with proper food storage, careful preparation and hygienic practices. Read More


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Don’t Procrastinate When It Comes to Your Health – Here Are Some Reasons to See a Doctor

Like many people, you can probably come up with a long list of reasons and rationalizations – many of which are legitimate – that keep you away from doctors' offices. Read More


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My Tap Water Tastes Bad – Is It Safe to Drink?

If the source of your tap water is a public water system, you can feel confident that it meets certain safety standards. Read More


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Summer Is a Time for Grilling – Are There Cancer Dangers You Should Be Aware Of?

So, should you be worried about eating the food you grill? The answer is less than straightforward. Read More


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Infographic: Raising Awareness During Men’s Health Month

The main goal of Men’s Health Month in June is to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment among men. Read More


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What to Look for When Buying Sunglasses

It’s important to wear sunglasses that adequately protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Read More


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Household Cleaners – When Should You Wear Gloves?

If you’re interested in using safer and gentler household cleaning products, in some cases you can easily make your own environmentally friendly alternatives to the harsh chemical versions. Read More


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Infographic: How to Add Color to Your Diet

"Eating a rainbow" is an easy way to remind yourself and your family to eat healthier by incorporating more fruits and veggies in your diet. Read More


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Infographic: Health Checklist for Women

National Women's Health Week, which begins on Mother’s Day, serves as a time to encourage women to take the necessary steps to improving their physical and mental health. Read More


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Infographic: Your Guide To Healthy Portion Sizes

Don’t be fooled by the enormous portions at many restaurants. Recommended serving sizes are actually a lot smaller than what you probably think they are. Read More


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Five Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Like most people, you undoubtedly have a myriad of demands on your time and probably aren’t getting enough sleep. This is can be troubling because insufficient rest can be detrimental to your overall health and well-being. Read More


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February Is National Cancer Prevention Month – Take Some Simple Steps to Lower Your Risk

Studies show that currently one out of every three cancer cases could possibly have been prevented through simple lifestyle changes. Read More


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Infographic: How to Check Your Skin For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer screenings are important to help detect cancer early, when it's most treatable. The first step is to get familiar with your body and know what is normal. Read More


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February 14 Is National Donor Day – Why Not Share the Love?

On Valentine's Day, there is no better way to open your heart and share your love than by celebrating National Donor Day. Read More


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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

While cancer prevention techniques continue to evolve, all experts agree that cancer risk can be directly influenced by certain lifestyle choices. Read More


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How to Celebrate Healthy Weight Week

Healthy Weight Week, which is observed in January of each year, is not about crash dieting, dramatic weight loss or a number on a scale. Read More


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The Pros and Cons of Fitness Trackers

Keeping track of every step you take and every calorie you burn might sound like a great way to enhance your health. But, do these popular devices really live up to all of the hype? Read More


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How to Start Exercising After Cancer Treatment

If you’re a cancer survivor exercise can not only make you fitter, stronger and thinner – it can also help you live a longer, cancer-free life. Read More


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Five Ways to be Healthier in the New Year

Studies show that the majority of people who vow to shed pounds in an upcoming year do not follow through on their resolutions. Read More


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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Like many people, you’ll probably find that New Year’s resolutions are easier made than kept. Read More


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Surgeon General: E-cigarette Use Is Major Health Concern

The U.S. surgeon general said in a new report released this week that e-cigarette use among teens and young adults is “now a major public health concern.” Read More


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Teen Health: Some Tips for Parents

Many teenagers like to live in the moment, focusing solely on the here and now. Sometimes, they don’t fully understand that some of the actions they take today can have repercussions that extend far into the future. Read More


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What Does 'Healthy Weight' Really Mean?

You’re probably aware of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight, but you might be a little unclear as to what that really means. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the same as being thin. Read More


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7 Tips To Stay on a Healthy Track During the Holidays

Dr. Amber Orman shares her tips on how to eat healthier and avoid high-calorie pitfalls during the holidays. Read More


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During Handwashing Awareness Week, Here’s a Quick Reminder on How & When to Wash Your Hands

You might be wondering why an entire week has been dedicated to raising awareness of the simple act of handwashing. But, consider that handwashing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infection. Read More


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Does Fish Oil Help With Depression?

In addition to helping to ward off heart attacks, strokes, and kidney disease, the omega-3 fatty acids that are plentiful in many fish oils are believed to have the potential to ease the symptoms of depression. Read More


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Did Your Children Just Leave for College? Here’s How to Help Them Stay Healthy

As you shop for bed linens and review textbook lists, don’t overlook one crucial aspect of college prep – protecting your students’ physical and mental health while they live away from home. Read More


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Eating Out When You Have a Weakened Immune System

While it's fun to eat out with friends and family during the holiday season, it's important to keep in mind that you may need to protect yourself from harmful bacteria if your immune system is decreased. Read More


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Tips for a Healthy, Happy Holiday Season - Goal: Damage Control

Holidays are a great time of the year when we look forward to enjoying time with family, friends and tables filled with traditional foods, festive parties and tempting gifts of goodies. Read More


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Secondhand Smoke and Cancer – The Threat Is Very Real

Some people are surprised to learn that breathing in secondhand smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe is just as hazardous as smoking itself. Read More


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Tips for a Stress-Free – and Injury-Free – Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day to feel thankful, enjoy the company of family and friends, cheer for a favorite football team and enjoy a colossal meal. For many, in addition to a heavenly pumpkin pie, the star of the show is a delicious turkey. Discover tips! Read More


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Is It Possible to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without a Turkey – You Bet!

If you or a loved one recently committed to vegetarianism or chooses not to eat meat for medical reasons, you might be wondering if Thanksgiving can still be the same without turkey. Of course it can! Read More


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As Flu Season Approaches, It's Time to Get a Flu Shot

The upcoming flu season is approaching. The flu is caused by a virus that is spread by coughing, sneezing and close contact with infected people. Read More


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Managing Sleep Problems During Cancer Treatment

If you have trouble falling or staying asleep during your cancer treatment, research indicates you're not alone. Up to half of all cancer patients report having insomnia or other sleep disturbances at some point during their treatments. Read More


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Is It Better to Drink Alkaline or Coconut Water Than Plain H20?

Maybe you’ve heard some of the promising claims about alkaline and coconut water that have circulating recently. For instance, some proponents of these so-called “super waters” maintain that they can promote the absorption of nutrients or prevent a variety of diseases (including cancer). Is this information too good to be true? Read More


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Back Pain, Eye Strain Accompanies New School Year

It’s a new school year! That often means students are lugging around books, laptops, tablets, folders, paper and other heavy school supplies. And soon they’ll be spending hours working on assignments, homework and projects. Read More


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Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

It’s back-to-school time, and you’ll want to get your child off to the best possible start. One way to do so is to make sure that he or she eats well throughout the day. Read More


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It’s Mosquito Season – Protect Yourself by Choosing the Best Bug Spray for You

Throughout the balmy summer months, insects are out in full force. Learn how to protect yourself while you're outdoors. Read More


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National Women’s Health Week – Empowering Women to Prioritize Their Health

National Women’s Health Week is celebrated as a reminder to all women to take steps that can help them live healthier and happier lives. Read More


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Ten Traps to Avoid During the Holidays

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Five Tips to Good Health for the Holidays

This could be your best time to put together a "survival plan" to help you stay fit during the holiday season. Read More


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10 Effective Tips for Walking or Running

10 Effective Tips for Walking or Running Read More


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10 Steps for a Healthier Lifestyle

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