December 26, 2017
Many times your heart’s health is slowly compromised by conditions like diabetes, obesity or chronic stress, which could manifest into a heart...
December 12, 2017
An ER physician answers questions about mumps, talks about the importance of vaccinations and how to protect yourself before and during an outbreak...
December 5, 2017
Diabetes is best treated, and may even be reversible, when it's caught early. Here are some common warning signs of the disease to watch out ...
November 28, 2017
What can be dished up tart or sweet and melds with turkey and trail mix as easily as bread and sauces? Cranberries. And they're so good for you...
November 21, 2017
You've had your blood pressure read and know what's normal, but how do the numbers check out with the American Heart Association's newest blood...
November 14, 2017
Fermented foods have several health benefits, such as improved digestion, weight loss and more.
November 7, 2017
Still on the fence about getting a flu shot this year? Well, if the sore throat, fever, runny nose and chills aren’t enough to convince you, ...
October 31, 2017
Looking for new recipes to add to old family favorites, or just a few ways to cut down on holiday calories? Relax. We've done the work for you:...
October 24, 2017
Improving sleep can help you lose weight, feel more energized, sharpen your brain and reduce your risk for everything from cancer to diabetes...
October 17, 2017
From late August until the first hard frost, between 15 and 25 percent of people find themselves battling seasonal allergies. Find out which ...
October 10, 2017
Stomach pain may be a sign of a serious health condition. Here are some causes, treatments, and reasons not to wait it out
October 3, 2017
Just one jar to the head can lead to brain changes that persist for a year or more, according to a 2013 study published in Radiology. But at ...
September 29, 2017
A new Netflix documentary on fibromyalgia, has cast a new spotlight on the chronic pain condition.
September 26, 2017
Despite the recent increase in awareness, confusion about fibromyalgia persists. We asked Dr. Noel So, a Denver-based physical medicine and rehabilitation...
September 25, 2017
Joint pain is a common ailment among older adults, increasing in severity with injury and age.
September 19, 2017
Selena Gomez, the most followed person on Instagram (@selenagomez), recently announced on the social platform that she underwent a kidney transplant...
September 12, 2017
Get the scoop on choosing the right supplement for your health goals.

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September 8, 2017
Make delicious Buffalo Chicken Chili in your slow cooker.
September 8, 2017
After a season's worth of hot wings, beer and margaritas, we usually feel like we've donned enough padding to play some football ourselves.
September 5, 2017
Use these hurricane safety tips to keep your family, home and pets safe before and after any major storm.
September 5, 2017
After your home has been hit by a hurricane, the recovery process can be extensive, from returning home from an evacuation to assessing and rebuilding...
August 29, 2017
More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions
August 22, 2017
If you think of swimming only as a leisure activity, then you are sorely mistaken. Water training has become a legitimate form of cross training...
August 14, 2017
Your eyes add more depth to each daily experience. Simply put, they're one of your most prized possessions.

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August 14, 2017
A total solar eclipse will be visible from the contiguous US on August 21, 2017. Try these eye safety tips to avoid injury.
August 14, 2017
Dr. Mark Ewald, an ophthalmologist at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, addresses key questions on eye protection for the Great American Eclipse...
August 11, 2017
A bum knee can be a nightmare for runners — and the rest of us, too.
August 8, 2017
Research has shown that too much of the sweet stuff can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, cognitive decline and even...
August 1, 2017
The transition back to school can be hard on kids and parents alike. Here's how you can ease it.
July 25, 2017
Natural is in because "natural" means safe, right? That's not always the case. Learn more about shopping safety guidelines for "natural" products...
July 11, 2017
Are you traveling this summer? Don't let hunger strike without a plan. Avoid temptation and follow our 4 P's to healthy eating on the road.
July 10, 2017
Losing weight can be difficult for all of us, even if you are a doctor who specializes in internal medicine like me.
June 27, 2017
Coconut oil is being touted as a cure-all in many health circles - but is it actually beneficial to your health?
June 22, 2017
As a board-certified general surgeon at Poinciana Medical Center, I see many patients each month who are seeking relief from gallstones, and ...
June 18, 2017
"It was something I was born with, but they didn’t catch it till I was two and a half years old..."
June 10, 2017
If you have sickle cell disease, a pediatric (childhood) hematologist is probably directing your medical care.
June 6, 2017
Scleroderma is a disease of the body's connective tissue, which provides support and form for organs and structures.
June 1, 2017
Atherosclerosis is a buildup of plaque—a waxy, fatty substance—in the arteries.
May 30, 2017
A stroke is preventable, and the key factors to that are controlling blood pressure and smoking cessation.
May 30, 2017
Weight loss tips to help you get swimsuit ready, the healthy way, and stay slim all year long.
May 11, 2017
Infections spread in schools so easily because students are in close contact and share supplies and equipment.
May 9, 2017
Before you pull your bike out of the garage, let’s find out how to stay safe on two wheels.
May 3, 2017
"Because of that, education was always a trademark for us."
May 2, 2017
Discover what to expect as your skin and complexion ages, as well as the best anti-aging strategies to prevent and reduce signs of skin damage...
April 28, 2017
Here's what you need to know about this life-saving vaccination.
April 26, 2017
Texting while driving is riskier than driving while upset or mentally distracted, a new study suggests.
April 25, 2017
Good news for chocolate lovers. Your favorite sweet indulge now boasts 3 new health benefits.
April 24, 2017
Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the large intestine.
April 21, 2017
Binge drinking is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the United States.
April 19, 2017
Here's a good way to keep moving but take some of the pressure off your knees: Just put one foot behind the other.
April 17, 2017
Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years.
April 14, 2017
If you’ve ever heard a loud pop as you bent down to pick something up, you'll be relieved to know that it's normal for your joints to make these...
April 13, 2017
"We met on the 4th floor, the medical oncology and telemetry unit..."

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April 12, 2017
Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.
April 11, 2017
Research shows artificial sweeteners can have adverse effects on your health. Opt for one of these low-calorie beverages instead of diet soda...
April 9, 2017
What does it mean to be distracted while driving? Whenever the road isn't your only concern, you're distracted, even if you think you're a multitasking...
April 6, 2017
Brisk walking is as good as running for reducing blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes risk.
April 4, 2017
When people think of rape, they might picture a stranger jumping out of a shadowy place and attacking someone.
April 4, 2017
Springtime often inspires us to declutter our homes and yards, but its also a good time to consider cleaning out our mental and emotional spaces:...

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March 29, 2017
You and your kids have probably seen people who have Down syndrome.
March 28, 2017
"My dad was raised by a single mother, which made him really independent, driven..."

tags: hospital , human , life

March 28, 2017
Get the dirt on what causes allergies and asthma.
March 25, 2017
Prunes, or dried plums, are full of healthy surprises.
March 23, 2017
“I started working here in 2006 and shortly after, kept getting back pain that got worse and worse..."

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March 22, 2017
Here are some important ways to help prevent kids from eating or drinking a poisonous substance.
March 21, 2017
Fill your plate with nutrient-rich foods for younger-looking, glowing skin.
March 21, 2017
This mixed berry salsa is spicy and sweet, and packed with immune-boosting nutrients.
March 21, 2017
This gingery strawberry-kale smoothie is rich in beta-carotene.
March 21, 2017
Get your chocolate fix with this healthy chocolate cherry pudding.
March 21, 2017
This oven roasted salmon will give you the heart-healthy omega 3 fats and vitamin D that most people don't get enough of.
March 21, 2017
These colorful, roasted beets are rich in nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3 that some research suggests may fight non-melanoma skin cancers.
March 21, 2017
This almond-crusted tilapia will help you get the essential fats and vitamins for optimal health.
March 21, 2017
Get your almond fix with this quick, on-the-go snack mix.
March 15, 2017
It’s important to talk with your kids about others with special needs. Here are some things to keep in mind when you have that conversation.
March 14, 2017
Milk does a body good, doesn't it? A growing number of consumer advocates and scientists don't think this is necessarily true.
March 8, 2017
Healthy eating habits reduce women's risk of type II diabetes, new research finds.
March 7, 2017
Research shows that even ten minutes a day can have a surprisingly significant effect.
March 6, 2017
As a nation, one of our final memories of 2016 was Debbie Reynolds, a Hollywood starlet from the 1950s, dying of a stroke just one day after ...
March 1, 2017
Smoking kills about 480,000 people every year, and is a contributor to four of the five leading causes of deaths in the US: heart disease, cancer...
February 28, 2017
When we found out I was pregnant in 2010 we were so excited… So happy, but definitely not prepared!

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February 28, 2017
Taking good care of our health and physical fitness is important for all of us, but some people can take it too far, which can lead to an eating...
February 28, 2017
After years of being viewed with suspicion, caffeine has pulled a scientific switcheroo. There's now evidence that caffeine defends against type...
February 17, 2017
Sometimes it feels impossible to find someone who’s right for you — and who thinks you’re right for him or her too.
February 14, 2017
Eating disorders are so common in America that one to two of every 100 students will struggle with one.
February 14, 2017
The secret to living longer may not be what you eat, but when you eat it.
February 6, 2017
When your taste buds are demanding a little junk food, just healthy-up those cravings so you can indulge occasionally without busting your good...

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January 31, 2017
Exercise has many health benefits. It can strengthen your heart and muscles, reduce your body fat, and lower your risk of many diseases.
January 31, 2017
Find out how an emotionally stressful event, like the loss of a loved one, can result in a serious condition called broken heart syndrome.
January 24, 2017
Healthy relationships involve respect, trust and consideration for the other person. Sadly, not all relationships are healthy. In fact, one in...
January 24, 2017
Regular exercise can lower your risk of diabetes, stroke, depression and obesity, and it's very beneficial for your heart, too.

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January 17, 2017
Why your heart loves cupid's favorite treat.
January 10, 2017
Tips to help you stay in the moment and keep from running on empty.

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January 5, 2017
Try one (or more!) of these guiltless dips that are sure to be crowd pleasers at your Super Bowl party.
January 3, 2017
Are you a TV addict? Try this: When your favorite show breaks for commercial, get off the couch and step in place.

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