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Ladies: Get Started on the Path to Your Best Possible Health

Single, married, a mother or not: if you’re a female, you have unique health and wellness needs. Learn which tests and screenings can help you maintain your health.

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How You Can Get Help For Your Hernia

“I’m going to give myself a hernia!” You may have said something like that as you lifted a heavy object. Although said in jest, it’s true that incorrectly lifting a heavy object can cause a hernia.

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5 Tips to Avoid Lyme Disease -- And How to Remove a Tick

Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and animals through infected ticks, but the insects are tiny and you might not feel their bite. How to protect yourself against ticks and the diseases they carry.

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Seasonal Allergies: 7 Tips to Tame Them

Millions of people are affected every year by seasonal allergies brought on by pollen in spring. Learn what you can do to guard against exposure to this dust-like substance that causes allergy symptoms.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Measles

Measles is a very contagious viral illness. It's also known as rubeola, and causes a distinct rash and a fever. What you need to know about this disease.

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Working to Improve the Value of Health Care

What if health care focused less on healing in the hospital and more on keeping you healthy at home? And what if everyone in the health care system were aligned to provide the greatest value for your health care dollar?

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5 Winter Health Hazards and How To Avoid Them

Winter can carry -- with slippery ice, snow-filled driveways and overheated indoor air -- the potential for health concerns, both major and minor. Find out how to avoid these safety hazards.

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6 Simple Goals to Get You On the Path Toward Better Health

We have to start somewhere in our journey to enhance the quality and quantity of our life. How about focusing on numbers?

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