Protecting Your Eyesight
The Solar Eclipse and Eye Safety

The Solar Eclipse and Your Eye Safety

As you have undoubtedly heard, a rare total solar eclipse will be visible across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21. The eclipse occurs when the moon’s orbit takes it into a path between the sun and the earth where it will completely obstruct the image of the bright sun. …

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Cancer Screenings
Understanding Risk: Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Some facts about cancer are more well known than others. For example, you may know that skin cancer is the most common cancer among both men and women. You may also be familiar with mammograms and colonoscopies and their importance in cancer screening. And when it comes to lung cancer, …

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Healthy Family Meals

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe & Video

Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily mean you need to forgo some of your favorite comfort foods, like a delicious pasta dish. It’s all about finding ways to swap out ingredients that may be high in calories or offer little nutritional value for healthier ones, especially when it means incorporating more vegetables …

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Safety and Care Tips

How to Care for Your Tattoo So It Always Looks Great

The art of tattooing has been around for centuries, and getting a tattoo is as popular as ever. In fact, one in five Americans now has at least one tattoo. Whether you have an arm full of ink (called a sleeve) or you’re fresh from the tattoo shop with your …

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Understanding Reproductive Health

Egg Freezing 101: Why Fertility Preservation May Be Right for You

If you’re into your mid-30s and not yet ready for kids, you’re certainly not alone. More women are choosing to have children later in life for a variety of personal reasons. In fact, research shows the number of women delaying pregnancy until their mid-30s and 40s is at an all-time …

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Food Safety
grilling safety tips

6 Tips for Healthy and Safe Grilling

Nothing says summer quite like the smell of barbeque. Whether you opt for brats or broccoli, firing up the grill is a fun and convenient way to get dinner on the table fast – and soak up some sunshine (and vitamin D!) at the same time. “Grilling food imparts flavor …

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4 Simple Tips For A Better Relationship With Yourself

4 Simple Tips For A Better Relationship With Yourself

There’s no doubt about it: good relationships with others enrich our lives. But have you ever thought about your relationship with yourself? Our busy lifestyles often make it difficult to put our own needs first, but having a good relationship with yourself and practicing self-care can improve your overall well-being. …

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Living with Cancer
3 Ways Summer Can Affect People with Cancer

3 Ways Summer Affects People with Cancer

It’s well-known that cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation can cause a host of side effects ranging from vomiting and diarrhea to hair loss. During the summer months when temperatures reach into the 80s and higher, the sun is full force and people spend much of their time outdoors, cancer …

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Shop & Eat Healthier

Jicama-Mango Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette Recipe & Video

If you’ve never tried jicama (pronounced HEE-kah-ma) before, let us introduce you to this low-calorie root vegetable. It’s been compared to a cross between an apple and a turnip, and it can be eaten raw (add it to a veggie tray with your favorite dip or wrap it into a …

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Health Topics in the News

Q & A: Facts About Brain Tumors

When it comes to medical conditions, few diagnoses are more frightening than “cancer” and “brain tumor.” And whether you know someone who has developed a brain tumor or are learning about their impact through the news, like the recent diagnosis of Arizona senator John McCain, it can be difficult to …

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