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What Happens When Kids Don’t Drink Enough Water—and What You Can Do to Make Sure Yours Do

As many as 1 in 5 kids say they don’t drink water regularly. Find out what they’re downing instead (and what they’re risking because of it).

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The Big Benefits of Blueberries

There's a lot of health power packed into this little fruit. Time to eat up!

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Binge Drinking Isn't Just a College Problem

A new study found that 10% of over-65s in the United States binge drink, increasing their risk of health problems and making existing ones worse. Here's what you should know.

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Do You Do Dairy?

A new research review found that this food group can help lower the risk for a host of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and more. Find out why you might want to add a little more moo to your life.

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Should You Say No to Paleo?

A new Australian study found people who followed the so-called “caveman diet” had twice the amount of a key biomarker linked to heart disease. Here’s what you need to know.

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7 Sneaky Eczema Spots

These fixes will help clear your skin from head to toe.

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The Disturbing Truth About Dining Out With Food Allergies

Turns out you may not be able to rely on your server to keep you reaction-free. Here’s how to stay safe and enjoy yourself too.

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Birth Control Options for Women Over 30

Just as you change as you get older, so do your birth control needs. Here are some options to consider.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a reception to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on March 5, 2019 in London, England.

Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.

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Having #Goals Really Does Help Your Health

When your set your sights on the future, you just may lower your risk of depression and anxiety.