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Posted Thu, Jun 13, 2024
Magnesium plays many important roles in the body, supporting muscle function, bone health, energy production, nerve signaling, heart rhythm and more. But does getting enough of this essential mineral require taking a supplement?...
Posted Tue, Jun 11, 2024
Measles is an ancient virus, with written accounts dating back to the ninth century. Only within the last century has the development of a vaccine begun to
Posted Wed, Jun 05, 2024
Why am I dizzy? What's with this chest pain? Why does my stomach hurt?
Posted Thu, May 30, 2024
From poor posture and injury to muscle strain or an underlying spine issue, here are the most likely causes of back pain, as well as how to get relief…
Posted Tue, May 28, 2024
Obviously, cooking isn't my day job, but I can whip up a mean meal. I enjoy my time in the kitchen and consider myself comfortable with the tools and utensils available to the home chef.
Posted Wed, May 22, 2024
When something seems too convenient, you can start to get suspicious about how well it actually works.
Posted Fri, May 17, 2024
It hasn't been a good time to be a bird since outbreaks of avian flu began increasing around 2020. Now it may not be fortuitous to be cattle.
Posted Thu, Apr 18, 2024
It's no secret that hydration plays an important role in exercise. But knowing how much water you need to stay hydrated isn't a simple matter — especially when the workout you're gearing up for is a long run in high heat.
Posted Thu, Apr 11, 2024
Are varicose veins simply a cosmetic concern or could they be a sign of something more serious? And what can be done about them?
Posted Thu, Apr 04, 2024
We're in for a treat this April. A total solar eclipse will be visible to some Americans on Monday, April 8 as its narrow path arcs from central Texas
Posted Thu, Mar 14, 2024
Whether it’s tree pollen lining the sidewalks or the yellow film coating your car, there’s no second-guessing whether spring allergy season has arrived
Posted Fri, Mar 08, 2024
There are an exhausting number of reasons for getting bad sleep, some of which are in your control. Did you really need another glass of wine after dinner, for instance?
Posted Thu, Mar 07, 2024
Many people get nervous hearing their doctor say it's time for a colonoscopy, whether because they're worried the procedure will be painful
Posted Wed, Feb 28, 2024
Experiencing chest pain might trigger a worry loop: Is it the heart? Gas? Heartburn? There are several types of chest pain and just as many causes.
Posted Fri, Feb 16, 2024
If you have an uncomfortable sensation of tightness or fullness in your face, particularly around the eyes, forehead and nose, you might be dealing with
Posted Fri, Feb 09, 2024
As a somewhat rare defensive scoring play, we may not see a safety this Super Bowl Sunday. Hopefully, however, we'll see plenty of safety — food safety, specifically
Posted Thu, Feb 08, 2024
Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. The risk of developing it increases with age
Posted Wed, Jan 24, 2024
There are two types of people in this world: Those who know where their nearest lip balm is stashed at all times (and, in fact, have lip balm stashes
Posted Thu, Jan 11, 2024
If you're accustomed to keeping tissues nearby, you're likely familiar with the distracting, uncomfortable, irritating, and inconvenient nature of a congested nose.
Posted Tue, Jan 09, 2024
Running is a popular form of exercise since it can be as easy as putting on running shoes and going outside. But life can get in the way — juggling work, family
Posted Thu, Jan 04, 2024
The hardest part of doing anything new is almost always getting started, and exercising is no exception.
Posted Mon, Dec 18, 2023
Holiday season. These two words bring up many images and memories of traditions and gatherings with family and friends.
Posted Mon, Dec 04, 2023
If you haven't experienced eye floaters yet in your life, it's likely just a matter of time before you will. Eye floaters can appear as specks, circles, threads or cobwebs of different shapes and sizes.
Posted Thu, Nov 30, 2023
Fall and winter months can mean cold and flu time. If you've already been struck by one of these illnesses, you may have gone to a doctor and received the usual,
Posted Tue, Nov 07, 2023
We tend not to think about our health until something feels off. Chest pain might be a sign the heart isn't functioning correctly.
Posted Thu, Nov 02, 2023
Breast cancer is the second-most common cancer diagnosed in women, but it's not all bad news. For starters, this cancer is being caught earlier than ever thanks to annual mammograms starting at age 40.
Posted Thu, Oct 26, 2023
If you're struggling with unexplained fatigue or weakness and looking for the root cause, you may find yourself wondering if low iron could be the culprit.
Posted Tue, Oct 17, 2023
Two outs, two strikes and there’s a runner on third. You’re at the edge of your seat (maybe not even in it at this point), you’re shaking, palms clenched and sweaty, stomach full of butterflies
Posted Thu, Oct 05, 2023
With cooler weather headed our way, you might finally feel ready to enjoy some of your favorite fall dishes.
Posted Tue, Sep 26, 2023
The threats will be all around this respiratory season — which typically begins in the fall and continues through early spring.
Posted Mon, Sep 18, 2023
If you're a frequent exerciser, pain likely isn't a foreign concept to you. Achy knees, tight calves, hamstring soreness that goes on for days — you've likely dealt with (and exercised through) it all.
Posted Thu, Sep 14, 2023
Colds come with a slew of symptoms, including runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing, sore throat, headache, body aches and even mild fever.
Posted Thu, Aug 24, 2023
Your child experiences many new things as they head back to school: New teachers. New classrooms. New germs. Here are ways to protect your kid from the most common illnesses picked up at school.
Posted Thu, Aug 10, 2023
There's a prevailing belief — resignation might be the better word — that menstruation brings some level of discomfort. The problem, however, is that painful periods
Posted Thu, Jul 27, 2023
When planning to be out in the heat, especially when it's particularly scorching outside, there are some obvious things to think about, like how you plan to stay hydrated and whether there will be shade.
Posted Sun, Jul 16, 2023
It's no secret that hydration plays an important role in exercise. But knowing how much water you need to stay hydrated isn't a simple matter — especially
Posted Mon, Jul 10, 2023
When you live in city where the summers are always hot, it can be easy to disregard the heat and humidity while making outdoor plans.
Posted Thu, Jun 29, 2023
No Fourth of July celebration feels complete without fireworks — whether you're watching them as part of a citywide celebration or setting them off at home.
Posted Tue, Jun 20, 2023
What you're most focused on during a workout is probably the burn you feel or the resistance you're working against. Unless you're really out of breath,
Posted Thu, Jul 21, 2022
Every day can feel like a scorcher during the summer months. And it’s important to take the heat seriously since overheating can pose a risk to your health.
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