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    MAY 06, 2022

    8 travel tips for staying healthy this summer

    As the days grow longer and the weather heats up, summer is the perfect time to hit the road for an adventure. The last thing you want on your travel itinerary? Getting sick. Whether you’re hopping on an international flight or car camping, here are 8 travel tips to help you manage your health while you’re away from home. ... Read More >

    TOPICScare away from homehealthy lifestylepreventiontravel

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    MAR 17, 2022

    Headache or migraine: Why it’s important to know the difference.

    Traffic. Bills. Juggling work and family. It can all lead to stress — and headaches. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMental Health and WellnessmigrainespreventionStress

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    MAR 17, 2022

    Advocating for your health: How to build a stronger relationship with your doctor

    You live in your body every day, so you know it best. But what happens when you feel like something’s off and your doctor doesn’t understand, or seem concerned? What if they recommend a treatment plan you’re not comfortable with? It’s OK to feel a little nervous about talking openly with your doctor. But they’re there to answer your concerns. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealth advocateprevention

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    MAR 17, 2022

    Live longer with 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day

    Healthy eating is a surefire way to improve your overall well-being. With the right mix of foods, you can get the nutrients you need, lower your risk of medical issues, and even improve your mood. One of the keys to reaching a healthy balance is to include enough fruits and vegetables in your diet. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleplant-based dietprevention

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    FEB 21, 2022

    Brain-boosting activities to exercise your mind

    Feeling focused or forgetful? Sharp or scattered? The human brain functions in many ways to support how we think, feel, and move throughout the day. It acts as the command center for our entire body.1 But as we get older, brain function can decline. The good news is there are simple things we can do at any age to boost our mental fitness. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMeditationMental Health and Wellnessprevention

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    JAN 17, 2022

    6 warning signs of a heart attack in women

    Heart attacks are often stereotyped as something that happens to older men, not women. But heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States.1 Yet only about half (56%) of women know this.1 ... Read More >

    TOPICScardiac careheart attack preventionpreventionwomen's heart health

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    JAN 17, 2022

    Long-term COVID-19 symptoms: What you need to know

    If you’ve had any new or lasting symptoms since recovering from COVID-19, you may have what doctors call “post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC),” or “post-COVID conditions.” Also known as “long COVID,” it can include a range of symptoms that continue after the initial COVID-19 illness ends. ... Read More >

    TOPICSCORONAVIRUS & COVID-19Fluprevention

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    NOV 12, 2021

    3 things to know about at-home DNA testing kits

    About 1 in 5 adult Americans have already taken an at-home genetic test — and it’s easy to see why these kits are so popular.* You get a kit shipped to your home, swab the inside of your cheek, mail in your DNA sample, and get lots of information on your family history and health a few weeks later. ... Read More >

    TOPICSgeneticsprevention

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    OCT 08, 2021

    Stay active with 6 low-impact workouts

    Staying active is an important part of staying healthy — but sometimes exercise can be hard on the body. This is especially true if you’re new to working out or have sensitive joints or injuries. But skipping exercise altogether can make matters worse. In fact, if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, staying active is one of the best things you can do for your joints and bones.1 That’s where low-impact workouts come in. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestyleHeart HealthpreventionStay ActiveYoga

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    AUG 09, 2021

    6 ways to keep your immune system healthy

    Your immune system plays a vital role in keeping you healthy. It’s your personal line of defense against sickness, infection, and disease. How can you keep your immune system strong? By practicing healthy habits. ... Read More >

    TOPICScold and flu preventionFlu shothealthy lifestyleprevention