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Poisonous Mushrooms: What To Know

Mushroom poisoning is real — and it can cause liver failure

Skin Care & Beauty

What Is a Melasma Mustache and How To Avoid Getting One

The upper lip discoloration is caused by factors like sun exposure, hormones and medications


What To Know About Brown Rice Protein Powder

It’s nutritious, offers fiber, antioxidants and protein, and is good for food sensitivities

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Fretting About Colonoscopy? New Prep Is Easier to Swallow

Improved prep taste, timing make for a better experience

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How Long Does It Take Colon Polyps To Turn Cancerous?

The slow-moving process offers opportunity for early detection and treatment

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Should You Use an At-Home Test for Colon Cancer Screening?

You might be a good candidate for this less-invasive option

Fitness and Active Living

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Sports Health & Fitness

Pilates 101: What It Is and Health Benefits

Pilates can improve muscle tone, flexibility and strength, as well as help you heal from injuries

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Sports Health & Fitness

6 Desk Exercises That Help You Get Stronger While Working

You can do squats, planks, pushups or even a get in a quick run all without leaving your desk

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Sports Health & Fitness

How Often Should You Work Out?

Experts recommend cardio exercise five times a week and strengthening twice per week

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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31 High-Fiber Foods You Should Be Eating

From blackberries to barley, healthy high-fiber foods are plentiful

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Recipe: Lighter Meatloaf Seasoned With Peppers and Herbs

A classic the whole family will love

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What To Know About Vitamin K2 and Its Health Benefits

Vitamin K2 is gaining recognition for its effects on blood clotting, heart health and bone health

Common Concerns


Allergy Season Is Here To Stay

Every season comes with its own set of allergens

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Eye Care

Streetlights Looking Blurry? Why You May Have Halo Vision

Some eye conditions can have more noticeable effects at night 


Is Red Dye 40 Safe?

The color additive found in many pre-packaged foods may affect those with ADHD or allergies

Taking Care of Family

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Heart Health

Heart Rate and Kids: How High Is Too High?

Setting a max heart rate for kids can be tough, so focus more on how they feel during activity

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Pregnancy & Childbirth

10 Postpartum Symptoms Not To Ignore

Heavy bleeding, pain and persistent sadness could be something more serious

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Mental Health

Self-Care Tips for Caregivers: Your Health Matters, Too

Take time to prioritize yourself, even (especially) when you’re consumed with prioritizing others

Staying Healthy This Season

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Infectious Disease

Yes, You Can Get COVID-19 Twice (and Even More)

Despite what you’ve heard or hoped, no one is 100% protected

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Do You Have Just a Sore Throat or Is It Strep?

A quick and easy test in the doctor’s office can tell you for certain

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You Think It’s the Flu — Now What Should You Do?

Resting, staying hydrated and taking over-the-counter medicine can help you recover quickly

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