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The Do's and Don'ts of UTIs

Urinary tract infections are common in women and require antibiotics for effective treatment.

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Food and Emotion

Do you fuel your emotions with food? Snack when you're bored or anxious? Learn how to tell if your emotions are in control of your appetite.

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    Dogs and cats and birds and hamsters. Snakes and guinea pigs and turtles. The family pet can be a source of joy and companionship, no matter what kind of animal it is. Sometimes, however, your favorite animal can be a source of illness. Learn more about pets and disease by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.

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      Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.

      Life can certainly be hectic. So much so, that many of us can’t seem to fit in exercise. As a result, we’re missing out on some valuable health benefits, such as a stronger heart.

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