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Cancer Care & Prevention

Tackling Prostate Cancer
What are the some of the latest options when you or a loved one is diagnosed with prostate cancer? Read this article to find out.

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Dealing with a Diagnosis
How to cope when you find out you have cancer or heart disease—and how to get the support you need.

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Digestive Health

Tips for Coping with Crohn’s
While there’s no cure for Crohn’s disease, this digestive disorder can be managed with diet and medications.

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Heart & Vascular Health

Easing the Pressure
Do you understand blood pressure and why it is so important to your health? Find out the facts and what you need to do to keep yours in check.

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Reduce Your Risk of Cardiac Disease
Whether you’re healthy or are taking medication for a heart-related condition, now is the time to take control of your heart health.

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Men's Health

Manly Tests
Don’t miss this roundup of important screenings to keep the testosterone set healthy for the long haul.

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Neuroscience

Back Attack
When chronic back pain requires surgery, there are options. We map out some of the most common ones, when those procedures are recommended and what to expect during recovery.

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Nutrition & Weight Loss

Holiday Weight Loss
Sometimes just thinking about holiday food is enough to make you want to jump on a treadmill. But for those who are trying to maintain—or achieve—a healthy weight, don’t sweat it. Instead, read this article for tips for getting through the most fattening season joyfully and healthfully.

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20 Ways to Cut Calories
Think losing weight (or maintaining a healthy weight) is beyond you? Find out how to cut 100 calories off common meals through simple changes — and quick ways to burn 100 calories if you happen to splurge.

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Eat to Beat
Making wise food choices can help you control health risks such as excess weight, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and diabetes. Take these five steps to help you make good choices without hassle.

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What’s in a Number?
Knowing your body mass index can help you reach your weight goal.

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Orthopedics

Knees: What a Woman Needs to Know
The anatomy of women’s knees is unique. Use these tips to protect your knees during sports.

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Pediatric Care

Avoiding the Lazy Daze of Summer
Getting the kids to turn off their devices and get active is easier than you think.

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Eat Your Veggies
Tips for getting kids to eat more vegetables—and (maybe) like it.

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Is It a Food Allergy?
Food is meant to help your child grow strong and healthy. But what if some foods were making your child sick instead—and putting him or her in danger? That’s what happens with food allergies, and unfortunately they’re on the rise. Here’s what you need to know.

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Prevention & Wellness

Ring in Good Health Now
Why wait until next year to get started on your New Year’s resolutions? Using a technique that’s effective in corporate America, we show you how to set goals now for improving your health and well-being in the coming year. Get started immediately, and you’ll be well on your way to success by the time the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1.

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Your Family Health Tree
Take the time to find out if certain conditions run in your family by recording your family health history. Here’s how.

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Five Ways to Thrive
What little things that can make a big different in your health? In addition to annual checkups, these five habits help your health every day.

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All in the Family
What’s your family’s health history? If you don’t know, it’s important you find out. We inherit predispositions to diseases from our families, but knowing your family’s health history can help you stay healthy today.

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Hot Tips for a Safe Summer
From avoiding heat stress to checking the grill for dangerous surprises, we share nine easy ways to avoid the hazards of the hottest season.

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Are You Ready for Flu Season?
Flu season is here again, and this year there’s more than one type of flu to avoid. Follow these tips to help you stay flu free.

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Your Best Shot
Immunizations aren’t just for kids. Adults need to maintain certain immunizations as well. We highlight some of the most important ones and why it’s wise to roll up your sleeve.

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Women's Health

Surgical Options for Women
Minimally invasive surgeries for women often result in much smaller incisions, less recovery time and a lower risk for infection.

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