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The Great Outdoors Really Are Great

Want to live a healthier life? Open your door, step outside, and take a deep breath of fresh air. Research shows that being outside can have major health benefits.

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Mediterranean Diced Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet Month. Get in the spirit with this salad made with flavorful, nutritious chickpeas.

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How Grandma and Grandpa Can Keep Kids Safe

here’s what you need to know about keeping your grandkids safe so you can get back to what really matters: showering them with love and having plenty of fun along the way.

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Nutrition
Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    Arthritis is usually thought of as a disease that occurs later in life, but one child in every thousand develops a juvenile form of this illness. Take this quiz to learn more.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

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      Cluster headaches are uncommon, but when they occur, they bring on severe head pain. The pain is constant, focused in and around one eye. This video discusses the possible causes of this type of headache and recommended treatments.

      A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case.

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