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Don’t Let the Summer Bugs Bite (Video)

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Bug bites are mostly just annoying. But when do mosquito bites or ticks need further attention? An expert explains what to watch for.

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How to Choose the Best Energy-Boosting Bars and Gels

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When it comes to offering the best health benefits and sports performance, energy bars and sports gels are not all created equal. Find tips to choosing the best ones or you.

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How to Clean Up After Norovirus

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How can you avoid going through this sickness again? Start with these tips to clean up after a bout of norovirus.

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Recipe: Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This heart-healthy version of every kid’s favorite cookie is low in cholesterol and high in omega-3 fatty acids. Walnuts and canola oil replace the usual eggs and butter, and oats and whole-wheat flour provide the whole grain. Finally — a treat you can feel good about!

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Make Your Coffee Healthier: Best Sweeteners, Milks, Spices

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Ah, drinking coffee. Truly one of life’s simple pleasures. But some milks and sweeteners add unnecessary fat and calories. If you do like to dress your coffee up, here are five tips to doing it healthier.

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Fiber: Are you Getting Enough? How to Get More (Infographic)

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Fiber offers some surprising benefits. An expert explains why it’s good for us, what it does in our bodies and the best way to increase it in your diet.

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Headphone and Ear Bud Use Safety Guide

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Ear buds and earphones are everywhere -- and may even seem physically attached to some teens. While these little sonic feeding tubes can fill us with music, they can also cause hearing damage. Here’s how to minimize the risk.

If lung cancer it is detected in stage 1, lung cancer has a 80-85 percent cure rate. HealthHUb number from Cleveland Clinic

Lung Cancer: Early Detection Saves Lives (Infographic)

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When it comes to lung cancer, there are various diagnostic tests used to determine the stage as well as how stage 1 and 2 lung cancer are defined. The good news: If it is detected in stage 1, lung cancer has a high cure rate.

3 ear infections in 6 months or 4 ear infections in 12 months: HealthHub Number from Cleveland Clinic

Ear Infections: When to Consider Ear Tubes (Infographic)

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If your child has chronic ear infections, when do you need to talk to your pediatrician about tympanostomy tubes -- or what are commonly called ear tubes?

The CDC recommends that people age 6 months or older receive an annual flu vaccination. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Flu Shot for Babies, Boomers and Beyond (Infographic)

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If you haven't gotten a flu shot, it's not too late. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu season typically peaks in January or February (though flu activity can last as long as late May).