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What Does a Hot Flash Feel Like?

Heat starts in your chest and moves up to your neck and face … and then, the sweating begins

The Dangers of Recreational Viagra

The risks of taking Viagra without erectile dysfunction range from mild side effects to dangerous drug interactions

These Common Triggers Likely Cause Your Psoriasis Flare-Ups

Stress, infections, skin injuries and environmental factors can trigger an onset of psoriasis symptoms

April is Donate Life Month

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Being an Organ Donor Means You Could Save Many Lives

More than 20 organs and tissues can be donated, and one donor can help more than 80 people

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11 Kidney Transplant Recovery Tips

Rest, hydration, protein and light exercise all play an important role in your healing

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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Is Your Sandwich Healthy? What About Your Wrap?

Wrapped or sandwiched, try to choose fillings and condiments that are minimally processed, low in saturated fat and high in fiber

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Recipe: Avocado Stuffed With Creamy Chicken Salad

A tase bud-tantalizing alternative to mayo-based salads

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Here’s How Many Calories You Naturally Burn in a Day

Your metabolism may torch 1,300 to 2,000 calories daily with no activity

Common Concerns

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Is Your Loofah Full of Bacteria?

This puffy shower accessory can become lodged with skin cells (and other gross things), so make sure you dry it daily and clean it once a week

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How To Find Relief for Hot Flashes at Night

Hormone therapy, medication and lifestyle changes and can help you get the restful ZZZs you need

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How 7 Different Foods Affect Your Body Odor

Beyond the usual offenders like garlic and onions, foods like red meat, fish and spices can cause a stink effect as well

Taking Care of Family

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Vaccinations During Pregnancy: What You Need and What To Avoid

Staying up-to-date on vaccines encourages a healthy pregnancy, but not all vaccines are recommended when you’re pregnant

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How To Raise Your Blood Pressure Immediately at Home

First things first — slowly sit or lie down

Pregnant woman, with different options to induce labor floating around her
Is There Any Guaranteed Way To Induce Labor?

Science says only one way actually works, but there are a few others that are still safe to try

Recent Articles

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April 13, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty
Why Does Psoriasis Itch and How To Stop It

Caused by inflammation, psoriasis itch can be managed with a variety of treatments, like moisturizing and taking cooler and shorter showers

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April 11, 2024/Eye Care
What We Know About Color Blind Glasses

These trendy glasses might brighten some shades and help you see the difference between colors or brightness of hues, but they won’t cure your color vision deficiency

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How To Manage the Possible Side Effects of Radiation for Prostate Cancer

You don’t have to cope in silence with issues like urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction

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April 11, 2024/Recipes
Recipe: Tofu, Noodles and Pea Pods in a Thai Peanut Sauce

Vegetarian or vegan, get your Thai fix with this flavor-filled and healthy dish

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April 11, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty
Adult Acne: What Causes It and What To Do About It

As you age, hormones can continue to play a big role in breakouts

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April 10, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty
14 Psoriasis Self-Care Strategies

Learn your triggers, stay moisturized, quit smoking, prioritize sleep — and avoid scratching

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April 10, 2024/Exercise & Fitness
5 Psoas Stretches and Exercises

Counteract psoas muscle stiffness and soreness with stretches that lengthen and strengthen

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April 10, 2024/Children's Health
Why Are My Newborn’s Eyes Crossing?

Crossed eyes in a newborn are fairly common, typically harmless and usually go away

Living With Chronic Conditions