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  • Little girl sitting in mother’s lap at doctor’s office

    Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

    Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a mental illness in which a caregiver acts as though the person under their care…

  • A close up photo of a woman’s nose and mouth. Nasopharyngeal cancer develops in the nasopharynx, the area where the back part of your nose opens into your upper throat.

    Nasopharyngeal Cancer

    Nasopharyngeal cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the space between the back of the nose and upper…

  • Long COVID

    Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will recover within a week or even a few days. But for some,…

  • A photo of a teenage girl blowing smoke while juuling

    Dangers of Vaping

    Vaping uses electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) to simulate traditional cigarette smoking. E-cigarettes are often marketed as a safer alternative to…

  • A man eating a banana to recover from his workout

    What to Eat Before and After a Workout

    Exercise is important for maintaining your health. What you eat before and after your workout can have an impact on…

  • healthy school lunch with star-shaped sandwich, fruit and vegetables

    Packing Healthy School Lunches

    Packing a school lunch may be a good option for your budget, your dietary needs, or your child’s tastes.

  • Work-life Balance

    Finding work-life balance in the midst of a busy schedule may seem impossible. However, there are ways to achieve…

  • group of happy children sitting on the edge of a trampoline outside

    Your Child’s Mental Health

    A mentally healthy child can develop friendships, learn new things and do well in school. Early detection of issues can…

  • New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

    Typically, the excitement of New Year’s resolutions lasts until sometime around the mid February. Make this the year that you…

  • Illustration of blood vessels

    Transient Ischemic Attack

    A transient ischemic attack is a type of stroke. It is often called a warning stroke because it increases the…

  • A man does sit ups on a mat on the floor as part of his exercise routine.

    Why Exercise?

    Exercise is powerful medicine. Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise prevents health problems, builds strength, boosts…

  • man wearing blood pressure monitor on arm

    Using an Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor

    An ambulatory blood pressure monitor is a small machine that attaches to your belt and allows you to check your…

  • Healthy food and drink choices often included in the dash diet plan, sitting on a table surrounded by blood pressure monitor

    The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

    Healthy eating with the DASH diet can reduce high blood pressure and lower your bad cholesterol.

  • A young girl surrounded by plates of hamburgers and pizza.

    Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is when you eat to make yourself feel better or because you are bored. It is different than…

  • Assortment of foods high in omega-3s and unsaturated fats. Fat should be part of your diet. Your body uses for good fats energy and other health benefits, but bad fats lead to serious health problems.

    Dietary Fat: What’s Good and What’s Bad

    Certain fats like omega-3 fatty acids should be part of your diet. You should limit your intake of other fats…

  • Senior woman consults with nurse before chemotherapy. Vulvar cancer most often affects the two skin folds (or lips) around the vagina, known as the labia. If diagnosed early, it is very treatable.

    Vulvar Cancer

    Vulvar cancer is not very common. If found early, vulvar cancer has a high cure rate and the treatment options…

  • Anxious young business man looking away

    Social Phobia

    Social phobia is an anxiety disorder. It is an irrational fear of being judged by others during social situations.

  • A photo of a troubled teen meeting with his psychologist

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    Oppositional defiant disorder, or ODD, is a behavior condition that affects children and teens. Those who have it are angry,…