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What Does Moderate Exercise Mean, Anyway?

Tags: exercise, fitness, running, swimming, walking

It’s one of the guiding principles behind all exercise recommendations. But do you know what “moderate” means? Get an explanation — plus exercise examples.


Chronic Heart Failure

Accepting Your Chronic Heart Failure is Key to Quality of Life

Tags: acceptance, chronic conditions, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart failure, heart health, nursing, quality of life

Study shows chronic heart failure patients who have come to terms with their disease are more likely to have a better quality of life when compared with patients who have not accepted their illness.


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Men: Don’t Let Incontinence Slow You Down

Tags: bladder, bladder infection, botox, multiple sclerosis, overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, prostate cancer, prostatectomy, stroke, urinary incontinence

From surgical side effects to overactive bladder, there are several causes of male incontinence. Fortunately, multiple treatment options can relieve it.


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Does Dry Shampoo Actually Keep Your Hair Clean?

Tags: dermatitis, hair, hair follicle, hair loss, hygiene, skin care, skin infection

You can make your salon style last longer or postpone washing your hair by using dry shampoo. It reduces the appearance of oil in your hair, but you must get your head wet to get rid of the dirt.


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Try This Easy 6-Minute Acupressure Exercise for Allergy Relief (Video)

Tags: acupressure, allergies, allergy, Headaches, stress, video, videos

If you have allergies, here’s a remedy you may not have considered before: acupressure. No needles are involved. It's a six-minute, painless exercise you can do yourself to relieve sinus pressure.


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Best Ways to Help Someone Who Uses a Wheelchair or Cane

Tags: falling, geriatric, geriatric health, rehabilitation, wheelchairs and canes

You can learn several ways to help people who use an assistive device to walk, climb stairs, or get in and out of bed. It's important to learn how to help safely and comfortably -- for both the patient and the caregiver.


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7 “Unsexy” Foods You Should Be Eating

Tags: diet, healthy diet, healthy eating, nutrition

When you’re browsing the grocery store or farmer’s market for the latest trends, don’t forget these classic staples with health benefits of their own.


Noninvasive Test Helps Avoid Unexpected Heart Attack

Noninvasive Test Can Help You Avoid Heart Attack

Tags: Coronary Angiography, coronary artery disease, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart attack, heart disease, heart health

A noninvasive test called coronary CT angiography can help doctors determine which intermediate-risk patients are likely to have a heart attack.


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Avoid the Hidden Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)

Tags: added sugar, functional medicine, healthy diet, high-fructose corn syrup, sugar, video, videos, weight gain, weight loss

Watch this video to learn about the many ill effects of eating high fructose corn syrup, as well as strategies to avoid this sweetener.


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Mold: What You Need to Know to Cut Your Risk

Tags: asthma, fungus, humidity, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, lung disease, lung disorders, lungs, mold

Mold exposure occurs in warm, wet indoor and outdoor locations. Contact can cause mild to severe breathing problems and more. Here's how to cut down your risk.