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Exercise Basics

Hydration for Athletes

Good hydration is a part of good health. For athletes and exercisers, this means getting the right amount of…

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Prevention and Wellness

Flu Myths

A lot of flu myths exist. Learn the facts about the flu and flu vaccine, such as how it…

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Procedures & Devices

How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler

A metered-dose inhaler is a hand-held device that contains medicine to open the airways in people with asthma and…

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Staying Healthy

Air Pollution

Outdoor air pollution is a mix of gases and toxic particles that fill the air we breathe. It occurs…

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Prevention and Wellness

Effects of Sun Exposure

It is important to know the benefits and dangers of sun exposure.

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Family Health

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance means your body cannot tolerate the sugar in milk and other dairy products.

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Family Health

Keeping Your Kids Cyber Safe

Cyber safety is important for kids. Parents should monitor their child’s internet and mobile device use.

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