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The Teen Mental Health Crisis: How To Help Your Child

American teens are facing unprecedented rates of depression and suicide, but you can be there to support and help them

Asperger’s vs. Autism: What’s the Difference?

Both terms have been replaced by autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Recipe Adventure: 7 Easy Summer Meals That Won’t Make You Sweat

From grilled peaches to grilled chicken pesto pizza, these easy summer recipes are sure to delight all summer long

The Difference Between Mineral and Chemical Sunscreens

Mineral sunscreens have a heavier texture to create a physical barrier, while chemical sunscreens are lighter and use a chemical reaction to prevent UV damage

You First: Why Women’s Health Matters

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Well-Woman Exams: Who Needs Them and What To Expect

Annual preventive exams will do more than just check your health ‘down there’

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Got Mom Guilt? Here’s How To Navigate It

Caring for your own well-being and setting manageable expectations can dispel that feeling

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Defining Women’s Health

Inclusion is at the heart of women’s health

Tips for a Healthy Spring

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Grab Your Tweezers: Here’s How to Safely Remove a Tick

Using blunt-tipped tweezers, pull the critter up gently to remove it from your kid’s skin and then bag it to take to a healthcare provider for identification

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How To Tame Your Spring Allergies

Reduce the impact of seasonal sniffles by starting your medications ahead of time

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Love Outdoor Workouts and Sports? Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen

Make sure you use a high SPF formula, apply enough and reapply throughout the day

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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5 Ways Konjac Can Help Boost Your Health

The glucomannan fiber in konjac can be good for your digestion, heart, weight loss and more

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Recipe: Home-Baked Garlic Pita Chips

Crunchy, yummy, healthy and easy

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Bank on Barley for a Health Boost

Eating this grain could help keep tabs on your appetite and protect against diabetes and cancer

Common Concerns

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Restless? Try These Bedtime Teas for Better Sleep

Chamomile, lavender and valerian root teas may offer a faster route to dreamland

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Resentment: How It Can Creep In and Take Hold

The key to letting go of resentment is unpacking complex emotions and learning how to express them

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7 Tips for Treating Dry Skin on Your Face

Deal with dry skin by preserving your skin’s moisture, using moisturizing products and taking preventive action

Taking Care of Family

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Baby Go-Time: Advice for Dads and Other Support People

Plan ahead, pack that bag, be attentive and be an advocate

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Sexting: The Risks and How To Talk to Your Children About It

Sexting has become all too common among kids, putting them at risk for bullying, blackmailing and human trafficking

Recent Articles

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May 23, 2024/Men's Health
Men’s Mental Health: 11 Tips for Taking Care of Your Whole Self

Learn to build a strong support system, identify unhealthy coping mechanisms and tend to your physical health

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May 23, 2024/Primary Care
12 Summer Health Risks To Watch Out For

From bug bites and blisters to sunstroke and swimming safety, here’s how to stay well this season

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May 23, 2024/Recipes
Recipe: Baked Cajun Sweet Potato Fries

Swap regular fries for these delicious, and nutritious, potato wedges

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May 23, 2024/Infectious Disease
What It’s Like Living With Lyme Disease

Symptoms can feel like long COVID or the flu, with body aches or even nerve damage

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May 22, 2024/Sleep
7 Reasons You’re Having Nightmares

Stress, alcohol, sleep apnea and (you guessed it!) scary movies are a few common causes of bad dreams

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May 22, 2024/Children's Health
How To Help Children With Restless Legs Syndrome

Regular exercise, an iron-rich diet, adequate sleep and bedtime routines that include a warm bath or massage may help with your kid’s RLS

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May 22, 2024/Mental Health
How To Be More Confident and Improve Your Self-Esteem

Ignore the negative self-talk, practice positive affirmations and remember, you’re not perfect — and that’s OK!

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May 22, 2024/Nutrition
Are Pickles Good for You?

Pickles are low in fat and calories and rich in some vitamins and minerals, but they’re usually high in sodium

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