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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maximize your workouts Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you work out. Consider these tips. How do rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis differ? Learn about the differences [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin Skin care gimmicks abound — but don't fall for the hype. Learn how to get younger, healthier looking skin. Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious? Understand the differences between organic food and traditionally grown food when it comes [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Pet therapy: Man's best friend as healer Is medicine going to the dogs? Yes, but in a good way. Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Find out what's behind this growing trend. Seasonal allergies: Nip them in the bud Relieve seasonal sneezing, [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Weight loss: Feel full on fewer calories Working on weight loss? Find out how to put the concept of energy density to work for you. Cancer risk: What the numbers mean Find out how to interpret the latest news about cancer risk. This can help you [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity Exercise can improve your mood, stamina and sex life. How many [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Recipe makeovers: 5 ways to create healthy recipes Use these handy techniques to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes. Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep Better sleep can be yours! Consider these sleep tips, such as making a sleep schedule and [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hearing aids: How to choose the right one Many types of hearing aids exist. So which is best for you? Colon cancer screening: At what age can you stop? Colon cancer screening may have an upper age limit of effectiveness. What is it? Heart healthy for [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Mammogram guidelines: What's changed? Get the latest Mayo Clinic mammogram guidelines for breast cancer screening. Heart disease prevention: Strategies keep your heart healthy You can avoid heart problems in the future by adopting a healthy lifestyle today. Here are six tips to get you started. EXPERT [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Testosterone therapy: Key to male vitality? Explore the potential benefits and risks of boosting your testosterone level. Hormone therapy: Is it right for you? Hormone therapy treats bothersome menopausal symptoms but isn't recommended to protect long-term health. EXPERT ANSWERS Heart disease prevention: Does oral health matter? [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Walking for fitness? Make it count with a pedometer Counting your steps with a pedometer can motivate you to keep walking. Here's what to look for and how to set walking goals. Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease Ready to start your heart-healthy diet? [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Snacks: How they fit into your weight-loss plan Discover creative and healthy snacks to satisfy your hunger without sabotaging your weight loss. Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree Use a special family tree to track your family's health information. EXPERT ANSWERS What is BPA? Should [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Humidifiers: Air moisture eases skin, breathing symptoms Find out why you may need a humidifier, and get cleaning and safety tips. Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper Anger is a normal and even healthy emotion — but it's important to deal with it in [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm. Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Wrinkle creams: Your guide to younger looking skin Do over-the-counter wrinkle creams really reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles? Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke Laughter is powerful stress-relief medicine. Discover how to fire up your sense of humor. EXPERT ANSWERS Ministroke vs. [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergy-proof your house See how to allergy-proof your house with these simple changes and find relief for your symptoms. Living with multiple sclerosis Having a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis can be challenging. Learn how you can manage the disease and live well with MS. EXPERT [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Dealing with stress when you have MS Living with MS can be stressful. Making certain lifestyle changes can help ease stress and make it easier to cope. Sodium: How to tame your salt habit Getting too much sodium can raise your blood pressure and cause other [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan This diet is a heart-healthy eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats. Exercise-induced asthma If you cough, wheeze or feel out of breath during or after exercise, it may be more than [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitness: Tips for staying motivated Having trouble sticking with your workout? Try these tips to reignite your enthusiasm. Jet-lag disorder Flying across multiple time zones disrupts your natural body rhythms, leading to sleep problems and other symptoms. Learn how to put jet lag to rest. EXPERT [...]

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergies Allergy symptoms can make you miserable, and in some cases they're life-threatening. Here's some information about allergies and tips on treating allergy symptoms. Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is [...]

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