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Uncomfortable skin conditions in kids: Eczema, psoriasis

Eczema and psoriasis can cause itchy, uncomfortable skin for children, as well as pain and embarrassment. Learn about these common conditions and how to soothe their skin.

Kevin Boyd, M.D. By Kevin Boyd February 3, 2023

Weigh benefits, risks carefully before taking off-label medication

How do you know if or when it's OK to use a medication off-label? Learn about possible benefits, risks and unintended consequences when an on-label use causes a spike in demand.

Sumit Bhagra MD By Sumit Bhagra February 3, 2023

Health disparities in preventive screenings for African Americans

African Americans have a greater risk of developing certain chronic health conditions. Learn about factors that disproportionately affect health outcomes, and get self-advocacy tips.

Samantha Somwaru MD By Samantha Somwaru February 2, 2023

Tips for safe cold-weather training

Training for a spring run starts during the cold winter months. It takes dedication and care. Before you head out, consider these tips to stay safe and warm as you log those miles.

Corey Wencl, L.A.T. By Corey Wencl February 1, 2023

Interval training for heart health

Interval training makes your heart alternate between working hard and recovering. Learn why this style of training has big benefits, and get started with a training plan.

Melinda Hahm By Melinda Hahm January 31, 2023

What should you do if you have COVID-19 or flu?

Unsure if you have flu or COVID-19? Symptoms can be similar. Find out what to do, and how to self-manage symptoms and use the Check Symptoms tool.

Muhanad Mohamed, M.D. By Muhanad Mohamed January 30, 2023

Preserving pandemic positives

Throughout the pandemic, people adopted strategies that strengthened relationships, improved self-care and slowed down daily life. What are the positives worth preserving?

Jolene Hanson LICSW By Jolene Hanson January 27, 2023

Is the extreme cold bad for your lungs?

The icy grip of winter is blanketing much of the U.S. Learn how bitter cold temperatures affect the lungs and what you can do to protect yours when outdoors.

Aryan Shiari, M.D. By Aryan Shiari January 27, 2023