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Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. That means they can lead to early treatment, which can save lives.
Depression or Just the Blues?
Today is National Depression Screening Day. Here's what you need to know.
Two New Ways to Prevent Migraines
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new medications to prevent migraines in adults.
Refilling Your Prescriptions Has Never Been Easier
You can now refill your medications via the pharmacy mobile app anytime and anywhere. 
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription drugs can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
Preventing Infection During Cancer Treatment
Fighting cancer often demands surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or a combination of the three, all of which have risk factors of their own. These risk factors include infections.
After the Storm: How to Stay Safe
As a hurricane comes and goes, safety is the number one priority. Here are a few tips to keep yourself safe and healthy after the storm.