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You swallowed what? Parents' guide to keeping kids safe at home
Kids explore the world with all their senses, which can lead to injury. Use this guide to know what to do when kids do weird things with everyday items.
Don't blame your thyroid
The thyroid gland often is incorrectly accused of causing symptoms like weight gain and fatigue. Learn why this tiny gland gets so much blame and which thyroid conditions cause issues.
How blood donations help patients with cancer
About 25% of the U.S. blood supply is donated to patients during cancer treatments. Here's how it’s used, why it's important and how you can help.
Assessing protein needs for performance
Training for a distance run or other event? Protein is a key nutrient for building and repairing muscle, and helping reach peak performance. A quick quiz can help assess your protein needs.
Speak out about abuse or assault
If you or a loved one is in an abusive situation, learn about the services and support available for people affected by domestic or sexual assault.
Can children develop Type 2 diabetes?
Over the past 20 years, Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise, especially in children. Screening is recommended based on certain risk factors. Read about lifestyle changes that can slow or stop diabetes.
Create an asthma action plan for your child
Asthma is a common chronic condition in childhood. Having an asthma action plan is helpful so key adults in your child's life understand it and what to do in an emergency. Here's what to include.
Tips for embracing joy in daily life
Joy is a remedy for stress-related burnout and good for overall health and well-being. It isn't always feeling happy; instead, it's feeling content and purposeful. Get tips for finding joy in your life.
How to help your child reach a healthy weight
New findings show that "baby fat" doesn't routinely melt away as children grow. Now's the time to help a child struggling with obesity reach a healthy weight. These tips can help you on this journey.
Surgical options for urinary leakage in men
Urinary incontinence can occur in up to 10% of men who have had prostate cancer surgery. Learn about two outpatient surgical treatment options that can stop leaks and ease worry.
Athletic or personal trainer: What's the best fit for you?
Athletic and personal trainers have different skills, education and focus areas. If you're seeking personalized advice, these tips can help you choose the professional who best fits your needs.
Overcoming the physical, emotional signs of loneliness
Feelings of loneliness can develop after the loss of a loved one, a job change or divorce. Physical signs of loneliness can be difficult to overcome. Start with small steps to engage with others.