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How to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.
FDA Targets Smokeless Tobacco in Rural Areas
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expanding its “The Real Cost” campaign to rural America.
Preventing SIDS
Here's how to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Pre-Workout Product Recalled
Nubreed Nutrition, Inc., has issued a voluntary recall for its pre-workout product called Undisputed.
The Future of Medicine
Medication isn't always one size fits all. But pharmacogenomics is now allowing a more personalized approach.
Tips to Start the New Year on a High Note
As the new year gets into full-swing, here are a few ways to start 2016 on the right foot.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
What You Should Know About Antibacterial Soap
When you reach for a bar or bottle of soap labeled "antibacterial," are you thinking it will help keep you from getting sick? If you answered yes, you're not alone, but you may be incorrect.
Let's Talk Turkey
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means you likely have turkey on the brain.