Wellness Articles


July 17, 2017

Set Goals for Better Sleep

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Are you tired of your kids being tired all the time? Learn how to set goals to help them rest, relax, and recharge.

July 17, 2017

Personal Health: With Cancer Screening, Better Safe Than Sorry?

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Many patients, no matter how old or sick they may be, are reluctant to abandon tests they’ve long been told can be lifesaving.

July 10, 2017

Help Kids Manage Their Moods

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Struggling with your child’s mood swings? Learn how to set goals to improve their attitude.

July 10, 2017

Poor Sleep Tied to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

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Older men and women who said they had fitful sleep and daytime sleepiness showed spinal fluid markers tied to higher Alzheimer’s risk.

July 10, 2017

Video: Heart and circulatory system

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Watch this video to see how a healthy heart works.

July 05, 2017

Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

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New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

July 05, 2017

The Checkup: With a Tick Boom, It’s Not Just Lyme Disease You Have to Fear

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Everybody knows about Lyme. But other tick-borne diseases, including the Powassan virus, can cause lasting damage.

June 26, 2017

How Bad for You Are Fried Foods?

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friends sharing french fries

This story looks at the health effects of French fries and other fried foods.

June 26, 2017

Back Pain? Try Yoga

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Yoga works as well as physical therapy for relieving back pain, a randomized trial found.

June 19, 2017

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol

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Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

June 19, 2017

Ask Well: Is Chlorine in Swimming Pools Safe?

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Caeleb Dressel swims laps during an afternoon practice at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 2016.

June 19, 2017

Summer fruit gratin

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This high-fiber, low-sodium dessert uses a mix of summer stone fruits — nectarines, peaches and apricots. Other fruits work as well, including raspberries, apples or cranberries.

June 15, 2017

Recall: Kroger Salad and Slaw Kits

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Several types of Kroger salad and slaw kits are recalled for possible listeria contamination.

June 15, 2017

Phys Ed: Hot Weather Workout? Try a Hot Bath Beforehand

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One of the most effective ways to cope with exercising in extreme heat may be to soak in long, hot baths in the days beforehand.

June 15, 2017

Gingery chicken noodle soup

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This souped-up version of the ultimate comfort food features edamame (fresh soybeans).

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