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How Hypothyroidism Affects Women

How Hypothyroidism Affects Women

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid is underactive and does not produce enough hormones to regulate metabolism and other major bodily functions. Here are some ways hypothyroidism affects women, who are more likely to suffer from it than m...

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If You Care About Your Health...

You should care about the earth, too.

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Behavior Swaps to Quit Smoking, For Good

Do your heart a favor this month and quit smoking. You probably know that cigarette smoking does a number not just on your lungs but on your heart and almost every part of your body. It increases your chance of getting heart disease and many other he...

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Could You Have Thyroid Problems?

Did you know that more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime? Around 20 million Americans currently have some form of thyroid disease with up to 60 percent of them unknowingly having thyroid pro...

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How Much Do You Know About Cervical Health?

Every woman should have a good understanding of cervical health issues. Here are 8 facts to help you get the prevenative care you need for good cervical health.

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Resolutions to Help Your Heart

A new year is a clean slate! It’s a chance to say goodbye to bad habits and hello to better health. Here are some resolutions you can make for improved heart health.

7-Day Diabetes Fitness Schedule (Infographic)

7-Day Diabetes Fitness Schedule (Infographic)

Follow this seven day exercise program to live a healthy and safe lifestyle with diabetes. Bonus: diet tips included!

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Your Job and Hep C Treatment

If you’ve recently decided to take the first step at tackling your hepatitis C, congratulations! Deciding on treatment can be an emotional and difficult step to take. Many of the common treatments for hepatitis C come with its fair share of side effe...

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Which Green Veggies Are Best at Fighting Heart Disease?

According to new studies, making green the color of choice on your plate during meals may be beneficial to your overall health. These studies have found that the nitrates in green vegetables significantly help the heart. Try adding the following gree...

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Living with Hepatitis C

HealthCentral’s Yumhee Park recently interviewed Paul Bolter of the American Liver Foundation on issues surrounding hepatitis C, such as dealing with stigma, how young people are affected by the virus, and ways to be proactive when living with hepati...