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Fall Prevention Awareness
One in four adults older than 65 falls every year. Follow these tips to prevent falls and serious injuries.
Preventing Falls
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
Controlling Cholesterol
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. That's the perfect time to learn five tips for managing your cholesterol.
FDA Takes on Illegal Online Opioid Markets
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to 21 websites that have been illegally marketing opioid medications.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
False Measles Outbreak Report Raises Concerns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying social media reports of a multistate measles outbreak in the United States are not true. Still, measles remains a health threat.
IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Zika Update
The threat of Zika virus isn't over.