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5 Ways to Avoid Discomfort After Your Gallbladder Removal

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After gallbladder surgery, digesting fatty foods can be difficult. To avoid gastrointestinal discomfort, limit high-fat, gas-producing foods initially.


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How to Help With Your Child’s Hyper — or Dulled — Senses

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For parents, the heightened or sometimes muted senses that come with autism can be a challenge. But there are ways to help your child adjust.


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Make This Easy, Healthy Marinade for Grilled Veggies (Video)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, Recipes, vegetables, video, videos

Watch this video to see how Chef Jim Perko marinades vegetables for grilling. He uses simple, flavorful ingredients, including balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, chopped garlic, fresh, chopped parsley and Dijon mustard.


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When Back Pain Means More Than a Back Problem

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Don’t assume pain in the lower back, cramping in the legs and that “pins and needles” feeling are the result of a problem with your spine. Symptoms of artery disease, arthritis and neuropathy often masquerade as spinal pain.


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Constipation: 6 Ways to Unblock Yourself

Tags: celiac disease, constipation, digestive health, fiber, hypercalcemia, hyperthyroidism, irritable bowel syndrome, stress

You can find relief whether your constipation is a typical case or something more serious. The difference comes in how you find relief.


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Turkey Bacon: How Healthy Is It Really?

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Calorie- and fat-conscious eaters may opt for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to the traditional kind. But this substitute is also high in fat and sodium and offers few other benefits.


9 Tips for Summer Snacks

9 Tips for Summer Snacks

Tags: fruits and vegetables, ice cream, Recipes, snacking

Follow tips from pediatric registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, LD, to learn how your children can enjoy their favorite summertime snacks without the added sugars or artificial flavors.


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How to Pick the Perfect Cantaloupe (Video)

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How can you tell if the cantaloupe you are holding in your palm is really ripe? Here are a few ways you can tell.


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Some Sunlight May Benefit Your Health, If You’re Older

Tags: skin cancer, sun, sun exposure, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency

We all know that getting too much sun can be harmful to your health. But if you’re an older adult, sunlight – in the right amount – may provide health benefits. Find out why.


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Endocarditis: How One Patient Beat This Deadly Disease

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Endocarditis is an infection that “devours” your heart muscle. Learn the facts about this potentially deadly disease through a patient who overcame it.