• Cancer Care

    The Effect of Breastfeeding on Breast Cancer Recurrence


    Breastfeeding has been linked to a reduced risk for breast cancer, but a new study suggests breastfeeding could reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

  • Heart and Vascular

    Can too much exercise be bad for your heart?


    Exercise is often touted as beneficial for heart health, but could too much exercise actually be harmful to your heart?

  • Fitness and Exercise

    How serious is a sprained ankle?


    It's likely you or someone you know has experienced a sprained ankle—about 28,000 occur each day. Spraining or "twisting" your ankle can happen on a sports field, on the playground or just during a casual walk. It can happen any time you step down at an angle or on an uneven surface.

  • Cancer Care

    Immunotherapy: Strengthening the immune system to fight cancer


    In recent decades, a new and exciting treatment for many different kinds of cancer has changed the way we think about and treat cancer.

  • Healthy Eating

    Key Ingredient: Turmeric


    Fans of Indian food may already be familiar with turmeric, the flavorful spice that gives curry its yellow color. Turmeric, a relative of ginger, has been a popular medicinal herb in countries like India and China for thousands of years. Turmeric root has been used in folk remedies to relieve everything from depression and liver disease to ringworm and skin problems.

  • Heart and Vascular

    Get the facts about heart disease in women


    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women—it’s more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Although heart disease is prevalent in women, it does not affect all women the same.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Sleeping in on weekends may make up for sleepless weeknights


    Do you find yourself tossing and turning at night? If a solid night’s sleep during the week seems like a dream, you may be able reverse the damage of those restless nights by sleeping more on weekends.

  • Healthy Eating

    Healthy snacks to ease your appetite


    Snacking should be a quick solution to the hunger pangs that hit between meals. But what happens when one snack isn't enough? If you make unhealthy snack choices, chances are they'll leave you wanting more. However, there are some snacks that act as natural appetite suppressants. Their nutrients and taste can satisfy your cravings and prevent you from overeating.


  • Heart and Vascular

    Understanding the difference between GERD and heart disease


    The symptoms of severe heartburn (GERD) and the symptoms of heart disease or a heart attack can sometimes be very similar, which can make it difficult to tell the difference between the two. If you’re experiencing chest pain, how do you know if it’s simply heartburn or if you need to call for help?

  • Wellness Awareness

    How to avoid common medication errors


    A majority of American adults are on at least one medication, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one-third of adults take five or more medications.

  • Healthy Eating

    Key ingredient: Brussels sprouts


    If you wrinkle your nose at the thought of eating Brussels sprouts, you’re not alone. These little veggies have a bad reputation for what some believe is an unpleasant taste. Don't count Brussels sprouts out, though—they’re a nutritional powerhouse, and with a little information and practice, they can become a delicious part of your everyday diet.

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