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  • On Being Gluten-Free

    Many people are reducing or eliminating gluten from their diets. Some have a serious immune disorder called celiac disease, but many more simply feel better gluten-free. Find out the facts behind this protein found in certain grains.

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  • When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness

    If someone in your life has a mental illness, it can be a challenge. Read on to learn how to help your loved one.

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  • Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

    Are you due for a tetanus shot? How about a shingles vaccine? See how much you know about the vaccines you need as an adult.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
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    Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. Learn how to better deal with this condition.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      Small changes in what you eat can make a big difference in your heart health. Watch and learn how easy it is to improve your health by eating right.

      Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

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