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The Connection Between Diabetes and Mental Illness

Chronic illnesses like diabetes come with their fair share of both physical and emotional burden.

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Chronic Life

Why You Should Share Your Story about Living with a Chronic Illness

At HealthCentral, we know the importance of sharing the stories of people living with chronic conditions. We understand that your diagnosis doesn’t define you and that your experiences are unique. Sharing your story about living with a disease can ch...

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Newly Diagnosed

WWE Wrestler Shares Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Bret Hart, a former professional WWE wrestler, bravely disclosed his prostate cancer diagnosis through social media. Here's why that's important.

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What You Need to Know about the Zika Virus

There’s a lot of noise out there about the Zika virus. But how do you separate fact from the rumors? Here’s what you need to know, especially regarding how to take steps to protect yourself. What is the Zika virus? According to the World Health Organ...

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Easy and Cheap Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure

Taking care of your health can seem really expensive at times – from gym memberships to healthy, organic food costs rising – you might think you simply don’t have the finances to take care of your rising blood pressure. But attempting to reduce your ...

Going Meatless Can Be Easy, Healthy, and Delicious

Going Meatless Can Be Easy, Healthy, and Delicious

Eating a mostly plant-based diet has shown to work wonders on the body. Start with these yummy recipes.

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Women May Be More Resiliant Against Flu

Research shows that estrogen may help protect women against the spread of flu.

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Making Sense of Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Whether you’ve gone to get your annual check-up or if you’re tracking your blood pressure, understanding what your blood pressure readings mean can sometimes be confusing. Here, courtesy of the American Heart Association, is what you need to know to ...

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Heart Healthy Workouts for Every Age

Having a healthy heart isn’t just about taking care of it after you’ve discovered a problem - it’s also about preparing it for a healthier future. These workouts will benefit you in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond!

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Hospitals May Not Be Protected Against Flu

Half of all hospitals are not requiring their staff to get a flu shot. Why is that?