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Eating Like an Athlete
Athletes reach peak performance when hard training is combined with a balanced diet.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
How to Handle Bites and Stings
Summer means spending time at the beach, playing outside and having other outdoor adventures. It also means lots of opportunities for bites and stings from bugs and wildlife.
Psoriasis: Things to Know
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. That means it's the perfect time to brush up on your psoriasis knowledge.
Flood Safety Tips
Do you live in a flood hazard area? If so, it's time to prepare for the worst and learn what to do in case of a flooding event.
What to Do About Wildfires
Although wildfires are possible any time of year, the heat and droughts of summer increase the odds. Now is the perfect time to learn how to stay safe.
The Ins and Outs of Tick Bites
With summer underway, people are spending more time outside. That means people are spending more time near ticks that can transmit serious diseases.
Heart Failure May Harm Women More
Women with heart failure may be more likely than men to die or be hospitalized, according to a new Canadian study.
New Device Guides Breast Cancer Biopsies
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to guide lymph node biopsies in patients with breast cancer.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1st through 7th is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.