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Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions

As the holidays get underway, you might get caught up in the hectic busyness of the season. But the stress and anxiety of the holiday can take a toll. Give yourself and your family permission to start some new traditions that will help keep the madness under control.

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Enlightened Sausage Stuffing

Try this traditional sausage stuffing made with turkey sausage for your holiday meal.

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Herb and Spice Quiz

Do you know your coriander from your cumin? Find out the answers to common questions about herbs and spices.

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Not Your Father's Cigarettes

While fewer teens are smoking cigarettes overall, many have turned to e-cigarettes and hookahs. Teens often think these alternatives are safer than traditional cigarettes. But the tobacco and nicotine in these products still have risks. 

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Blood Pressure
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.
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    The main symptom of emphysema is shortness of breath, which is caused by permanent damage to the small air sacs and small airways in the lungs.

    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.


      This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what you can expect during recovery and rehabilitation.

      Younger men who have sleep apnea often also have erectile dysfunction. But researchers say that treating the sleep disorder has a side benefit: It may boost sexual performance.