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Exercise is good medicine after a heart attack

Ask your doctor how cardiac rehab can help you.

Published: 05/23/2018

Illness from bug bites is on the rise

Diseases from mosquito, tick and flea bites have tripled.

Published: 05/22/2018

Smoking ups stroke risk for young men

Cutting back on cigarettes is good, but quitting altogether is better.

Published: 05/21/2018

8 do's and don'ts for sunscreen use

There's a lot more to using sunscreen than putting it on.

Published: 05/20/2018

7 things you should stop doing to your hair

Are you hurting your hair without knowing it?

Published: 05/19/2018

5 facts about autism

A new CDC report found an increase in the diagnoses of autism in U.S. children.

Published: 05/18/2018

15 ways to stop wasting food

Who wastes the most food, and why?

Published: 05/17/2018

FDA cracks down on e-cigs sold to kids

E-cigarettes can be a gateway to smoking and nicotine addiction for young people.

Published: 05/16/2018

Over 1 in 20 kids has a diagnosis of anxiety or depression, study shows

More kids have been diagnosed with anxiety or depression in recent years. Do you know the symptoms to watch for?

Published: 05/15/2018

What's the buzz on bee stings?

Learn why you don't want to remove the stinger with tweezers, plus other tips.

Published: 05/14/2018

Do you know your family's health history?

Here's what to ask—and how to use it.

Published: 05/13/2018

It's not just bicycle weather—it's National Bike Month

Brush up on these safety tips before sharing the road with big metal vehicles.

Published: 05/12/2018

Q&A: 5 facts about sepsis

Anyone can get an infection, so anyone can get sepsis. But some people are at higher risk.

Published: 05/11/2018

New Medicare cards are on their way

Your new card will have a mix of letters and numbers unique to you—and it won't include your social security number.

Published: 05/10/2018

Diabetes: How it's different for women

Learn the risks—and what you can do about them.

Published: 05/09/2018

Study: The link between depression and Alzheimer's

It's well worth your time to seek treatment for depression—your brain may thank you later.

Published: 05/08/2018

When allergies make you wheeze

Avoiding these culprits might help control your symptoms.

Published: 05/07/2018

5 container gardening tips for small spaces

There are loads of veggies and herbs that can be grown without a large garden or yard. Find out how to plant a successful container garden in your home.

Published: 05/06/2018

Research roundup: New studies look at hand arthritis

Find out who's most at risk for developing osteoarthritis of the hand.

Published: 05/05/2018

Get the best of stress: The case for letting go and bouncing back

Smoldering emotions over everyday stress could harm your long-term health, a new study suggests.

Published: 05/04/2018

Romaine lettuce linked to recent E. coli death

The contaminated produce seems confined to lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona.

Published: 05/04/2018

Omega-3 vs. dry eye: Do supplements help?

A new study tested a high dose of omega-3 for dry eye to find out if supplements help.

Published: 05/03/2018

Keep kids safe from falls

Take these five steps to prevent a fall from hurting your child.

Published: 05/02/2018

Bathroom hand dryers spew warmed-up germs

The hand dryers in public bathrooms blow more than hot air on your clean hands.

Published: 05/01/2018

Do kids get too many shots?

Some parents worry that too many vaccines might be bad for babies and tots. Here's what researchers found.

Published: 04/30/2018