Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep

Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep

People who have diabetes often have poor sleep habits, including difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Some people with diabetes get too much sleep, while others have problems getting enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 63% of American...

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Never Ignore Depression

Never Ignore Depression

Studies show that depression is underreported. People aren't getting the help they need, sometimes because they don't know the warning signs or where to turn, or are embarrassed because of the stigma that can still surround mental health issues. But the...

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Healthy-Fat Foods

Healthy-Fat Foods

Fish Naturally fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, herring, lake trout, sardines, and albacore tuna are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids. These are "good" fats that help keep your heart healthy. They may also help keep your brain sharp,...

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Your Guide to Eating Healthy Carbs

Your Guide to Eating Healthy Carbs

Make the Right Choice Think of carbs as raw material that powers your body. You need them to make sugar for energy. They come in two types: simple and complex. What's the difference? Simple carbs are like quick-burning fuels. They...

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Surprising Causes of Chest Pain

Surprising Causes of Chest Pain

Panic Attack This can feel like a heart attack. Besides chest pain, you may be short of breath, feel your heart race, or go numb in your hands or feet. Some people feel dizzy or worry that they’re about to die. A stressful event can bring it on, or it...

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Cold and Flu on the Rise? How to Prepare

Cold and Flu on the Rise? How to Prepare

Maybe your daughter got off the bus looking pale and feverish. Or maybe you feel a scratchy throat and a stuffy nose coming on. Whatever the symptoms, you expect a lot of sniffles and coughs this week. Before the virus knocks you and your family out, try these tips to...

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How to Have Healthy Breasts for Life

How to Have Healthy Breasts for Life

No matter your age, to keep your breasts healthy it helps to learn what's normal and what's not. It will put you on the lookout for changes that could be signs of trouble. Just like any part of your body, find out what to expect at different stages of life. "Knowing...

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Mammogram Guidelines: FAQ

Mammogram Guidelines: FAQ

If you're approaching the big 4-0, you're probably wondering if it's time to book your first mammogram -- or if you can put it off for another few years. It's no wonder you're confused: Conflicting guidelines from leading medical groups have made this issue murkier...

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