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Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Cholesterol: What Are Your Numbers?
Understanding cholesterol is the first step in managing your cholesterol levels.
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Children
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently expanded the approval of the first "artificial pancreas" for use in children.
Travel Smart This Summer
Book trip. Check. Reserve hotel room. Check. But before you pack your bags and head out, it's wise to consider one more important factor: your health.
Preparing for a Tropical Storm
Tropical storm and hurricane season is already here, but it's not too late to make sure you and your family are prepared.
Understanding Youth Tobacco Use
Fewer middle and high school students are using tobacco products than in recent years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. But there's still work to be done.
What You Need to Know Before Surgery
If you are scheduled for surgery that requires anesthesia, here's what you need to know about how to best prepare for your procedure.
What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?
What's in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top eight?
Double-Check Your Cereal
You may need to think twice before you serve yourself or your children a bowl of Honey Smacks cereal.
Illegal Online Pharmacies: Are You at Risk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about nine online networks that are illegally marketing opioids.