Turkey Talk Infographic

Thanksgiving Time: What You Need to Know When Shopping For the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

There is a lot to consider when you are shopping for a turkey. Read this shopping primer to make the right choice for your family and guests.


Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Recipe: Low-Fat Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Tags: dessert, fall, fall season, heart healthy diet, pumpkin, Recipes, Thanksgiving

This low-fat crunchy pumpkin pie uses only a small amount of oil in the crust and skim milk in the filling to make it heart-healthy. The pie filling is flavorful with pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.


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How to Protect Yourself from Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

Tags: bug bites, celebrate spring, fall season, insect repellent, insect sting allergy, Lyme Disease, ticks

If you’re an avid outdoors person, learn how to avoid tick bites or deal with a bite to protect yourself against Lyme disease.


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How to Tell If It’s Still Safe for Your Aging Parent to Drive

Tags: drive, elderly, geriatric, geriatric health, Hearing loss, safety, senior safety, vision loss

Adult children can use these tips to help ensure their aging parents can drive safely.


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Varicose Veins: Not Just an Older Woman’s Problem

Tags: heart and vascular institute, sclerotherapy, spider veins, varicose vein treatments, varicose veins

Even though women most often seek treatment for varicose veins, men can also suffer pain and cramping from painful, swollen ropy veins. Three treatments offer effective symptom relief.


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Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy? Surgical Advances May Help You

Tags: ablation, electroencephalogram (EEG), epilepsy, hypothalamic hamartoma, hypothalamus, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), MRI, responsive neurostimulation therapy (RNS), seizures, Tumors

A new surgical procedure implants a neurostimulator to relieve seizures in people with epilepsy that have not been helped by medications and have no other surgical options.


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Are These Rookie Mistakes Ruining Your Fitness Routine?

Tags: exercise, fitness, running, strength training

The road to fitness is paved with good intentions, but too many people look for the nearest exit once they hit a few bumps in that road. Here’s how to avoid four common exercise errors.


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New Research Works to Unlock Mystery of Huntington’s Disease

Tags: brain health, dimentia, essential tremor, genetics, Huntington's disease, memory, mental health, mTORC1, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, protein, study, tremors

New research offers insight about Huntington's Disease, a devastating, progressive condition that can cause uncontrollable movement, emotional disturbances and psychiatric problems.


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MS May Flare Up Postpartum, but Nothing You Can’t Handle

Tags: childbirth, MS, multiple sclerosis, pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis sufferers may have a “catch-up” relapse postpartum, but usually nothing serious. See how one mom with MS fared after flare-up; get warning signs.


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How to Know if Your Heart Can Handle Non-Cardiac Surgery

Tags: cardiovascular health, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, pre-surgery health, surgery

Today, surgery is generally very safe, but any surgical procedures carry potential risk. It’s always wise to ask questions about heart risks and to advocate for your own health and safety.