• To Nap or Not to Nap?

    Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk.

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  • Untangling Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that often occur in the legs. They can be uncomfortable, but are they serious? And what can you do about them?

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  • How to Handle a Child's Tick Bite

    A bite from a tick can be scary. After all, they can cause Lyme disease and other health problems. But by staying calm and knowing some basic first aid, you can help your child overcome the fear and stress of a bite.

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High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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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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    People who need long-term care include those with a chronic illness or a physical handicap.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

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      Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes numbness and pain in the hands and arms. Certain sports and types of jobs can make it worse. Learn how CTS develops and what you can do to prevent it.