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Common Medicinal Herbs

Read this primer on common medicinal herbs and learn what they may do for you.

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Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

Try one of fall's favorite muffin recipes with pumpkin and fresh cranberries.

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Learn the Language of Lung Disease

Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. What do you know about COPD? Test your knowledge about this serious illness.

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Is Your Daughter at Risk for the Triad?

Not eating enough and exercising too much on a routine basis can lead to the female athlete triad.

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You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.

    Burns can occur anytime of year, but the summertime can hold special hazards because many of us are outdoors doing yard work, grilling or boating. More than a million burn injuries occur each year, Introduction: What Do You Know About Burns?

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.


      You may need a pacemaker if you have an abnormal heartbeat. To understand how a pacemaker works, watch this video. It will also help you learn how to care for and live with your pacemaker.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.

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