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Keep your family happy and healthy. Find tips for children’s health, men’s health, women’s health and sexual health, as well as disease prevention and healthy living.

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Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Tags: alcohol, anxiety, dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, stress, sun

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition causing persistent redness of the facial skin. Learn about risk factors, triggers and treatments.


hair loss

Don’t Panic About Losing Your Hair — Here’s Why

Tags: androgenic hair thinning, dermatologist, dermatology, female patterned hair loss, hair, hair loss, male patterned hair loss

Picture this: You're in the shower (where you may or may not be singing "Bad Blood") when you see several strands of hair floating alongside your feet. Is this it? Are you going bald?


woman looking at a mirror at chin and face

Double Chin? New Treatment Could Help You Without Surgery

Tags: liposuction, plastic surgery, surgery

A newly approved injectable product called Kybella dissolves chin fat in some people. A plastic surgeon discusses how it works, the risks involved and the odds of it working for you.


Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Tags: HIV, LGBT, mental health, overweight, STDs

If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.


Female face with wrinkles on forehead - skincare treatment

How to Find the Best Sunscreen to Avoid Aging Your Skin

Tags: aging, dermatologist, dermatology, geriatric, geriatric health, premature aging, skin cancer, skin care, SPF, sun exposure, sunburn, sunscreen, UVA rays, wrinkles

Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you're like most people, you probably don't. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label.


Young woman shaving her leg

Want a Smooth, Safe Shave Every Time? Try These 10 Tips

Tags: dry skin, lotions, shaving, skin, skin care

Get 10 expert shaving tips so you can have healthy, radiant skin that turns heads at the pool, beach or wherever you go this summer.


rusty nail in board

Surprising Ways You Can Get Tetanus — Not Just From Rusty Nails

Tags: bacterial infection, gardening, pets, tdap vaccine, tetanus, vaccines, viral infection

When the sun is shining, you can’t wait to get out and work in the garden. But before you get your hands dirty, ask yourself a question. When was your last tetanus shot?


woman in grocery store with shopping cart

Get Your Cold, Flu Symptoms Checked Out While You’re Shopping

Tags: flu, flu season, flu vaccine, innovation, innovations, telemedicine

A new option for a face-to-face teleconference visit with a doctor is popping up in neighborhood stores. Find out how the healthcare kiosks work.


Recipe: Couscous Salad With Tomatoes, Lemon and Sage

Picnic-Friendly Side Salads That Leave the Lettuce Behind

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy eating, Recipes, salad

If you’ve been invited to a picnic this summer, you’ll probably bring a side dish. What better choice than a salad? A tasty, interesting side salad adds delight to a meal.


Green grass is mowed lawn mower

How You Can Stay Safe While Cleaning Your Yard and Home

Tags: back pain, eye safety, falling, neck pain, safety, safety standards, summer safety

Cleanup in the yard and the home is a necessary evil this time of the year. But if you’re not careful, you could end up nursing a serious injury. Find out how to stay safe.