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Know the Score on Sports Eye Safety

This is Save Your Vision Month. Keep in mind that 90% of sports-related eye injuries can be prevented. The best strategy is finding the right gear for the right sport.

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Recipe: Apple Carrot Salad

Try this simple salad of carrots, apples, and raisins mixed with mayo and lemon juice.

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Asthma Triggers Quiz

Asthma makes it hard to get air into your lungs when your body reacts to certain things. Asthma attacks can be started by things known as triggers. Do you know what can trigger asthma? Test your knowledge!

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Many People Still Misusing Rx Painkillers

Potent pills like opioids can ease many painful ailments. But many people still misuse these medicines despite the danger.

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Fitness
Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
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    The main symptom of emphysema is shortness of breath, which is caused by permanent damage to the small air sacs and small airways in the lungs.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose illnesses such as acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during the actual procedure, as well as its benefits, and any potential risks.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.

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