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Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza
Flu season is nearly here, so it's a good time to get vaccinated. Wondering why you need a flu shot each year? Get your questions answered.
Eat well to control cholesterol
One way to help keep your cholesterol at healthy levels is by eating a heart-smart diet. Learn what to add to your plate and which foods to skip.
Is foot swelling during air travel a concern?
It's common for your legs and feet to become swollen during a flight. Discover the most likely cause and what you can do.
Sex after years of abstinence
With time and patience, you can resume sexual activity at any age. Here's what you should know.
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Taking care of a blister? Here's how
Need to drain a painful blister? To avoid infection, follow these steps:
Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover more healthy lifestyle topics at MayoClinic.org.
Success depends on commitment, not just genes
It's often assumed that the most successful people have inherited a gift from the gods, but they're also totally committed to their craft.
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