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Lifestyle

Staying Fit in the Summer Heat

Summer is a great time to work on your fitness with outdoor activities. Use these simple tips to help you stay hydrated and fit even in high temperatures.

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Nutrition

New Recommendations for Fish Consumption During Pregnancy

The FDA and EPA published revised guidelines for fish consumption during pregnancy that go into more detail about what fish to avoid and which are better.

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Lifestyle

8 Essentials of a Home Gym

No time for the gym? Create your own gym at home with just a few pieces of equipment.

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Recipe/Cooking

Recipes to Make Dad Happy

Easy, delicious, and healthy recipes for your family.

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Work

Neck or Back Pain? Improving Your Posture Can Help

A physical therapist offers simple tips and exercises to improve posture and limit neck and back pain resulting from prolonged sitting.

Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bagging It: 6 Healthy Recipes

Brown Bagging It: 6 Healthy Recipes for Every Diet

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Work

Simple Ways to Get Fit During Your Workday

If you don’t have time to go to the gym, you can do these simple exercises at work or home to get fit with no equipment needed.

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Stay Healthy Without Breaking the Bank

Check out these simple ways to adopt a healthier lifestyle without breaking the bank.

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Top Issues: Women’s Health Week

For Women’s Health Week, we focus on top health issues and ways to achieve better health through nutrition, exercise, and more.

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A New Approach to Treating Peanut Allergy

Credit: Thinkstock In early 2017, the National Institutes of Health released recommendations on introducing peanut foods to infants as an approach to preventing peanut allergy. One of the guidelines recommends that infants who are at high risk of dev...