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Service dogs for diabetes: 5 things you need to know

Service dogs can help people with diabetes avoid low blood sugar—but they aren't right for everyone.

Published: 04/30/2017

Chemo brain is real—here's how to cope

Learn how to handle the mental fog that cancer treatment can bring.

Published: 04/29/2017

Dangerous toxin found in teething remedies

The FDA has ordered an immediate recall of two products.

Published: 04/28/2017

A worldwide study sheds a surprising light on who still smokes

More than 6 million people die from smoking every year. Find out how U.S. death rates compare to other countries.

Published: 04/27/2017

New survey outlines what people know and don't know about cholesterol

Do you really know how to manage your cholesterol? If you're like a lot of folks, the answer is "kind of."

Published: 04/26/2017

Protect your heart today, help your brain tomorrow

Adopting these five simple habits now could buy insurance against Alzheimer's disease later.

Published: 04/25/2017

Is the fountain of youth on your pillow?

Older adults often struggle with sleep. But making the most of your sleep can help your health now and in the future.

Published: 04/24/2017

Foot safety essentials for people with diabetes

If you have diabetes, foot checks should be a part of your regular routine.

Published: 04/23/2017

Dress smart if you have heart failure

Try these 3 tips to make your wardrobe heart-failure friendly.

Published: 04/22/2017

For better blood pressure, don't overlook potassium

A study suggests potassium found in fresh fruits, veggies and many other foods may be an unsung hero when it comes to better blood pressure.

Published: 04/21/2017

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, try this simple step

Wearing a pedometer may help people with the second most common form of arthritis move more and feel less exhausted.

Published: 04/20/2017

If you struggle to understand your health insurance, you're not alone

Even people with college degrees have difficulty interpreting some of the lingo used by their healthcare plans, a survey finds.

Published: 04/19/2017

Preemptive mastectomy: Worth it for only some women

More women with breast cancer now consider getting both breasts removed¸ but it's a risky procedure and may not be medically needed.

Published: 04/18/2017

Zika and birth defects: The risk is real

According to a new report, 10 percent of Zika-infected U.S. moms have babies with birth defects, and some are severe.

Published: 04/17/2017

10 surprisingly salty foods

We get nearly half of our sodium from some unexpected sources.

Published: 04/16/2017

Running doesn't have to be hard on your knees

Knee injuries are common in runners, but there are things you can do to make your next jog easier on your joints.

Published: 04/15/2017

Get cracking: Top egg safety tips for Easter

If you're planning to dye and hide eggs for Easter, check out this safety advice first.

Published: 04/14/2017

Why race and ethnicity may matter more than weight for heart disease and diabetes

Even if your weight is normal, you may still be at risk for heart disease and diabetes.

Published: 04/13/2017

A sweet surprise: Juice is fine in moderation

Kids who drink fruit juice don't gain a lot of weight, new research suggests. But there are still limits to how much juice kids should have.

Published: 04/12/2017

Cigarette warnings: Still too small

Past research and poll numbers agree that larger warnings could mean fewer smokers.

Published: 04/11/2017

Exercise is good medicine for seniors with heart disease

Staying active can help seniors with heart problems remain strong and live independently.

Published: 04/10/2017

Dig it! Plant an allergy-friendly garden

You can lessen your exposure to pollen by being careful what and how you plant.

Published: 04/09/2017

Alcohol: Could you have a problem?

This quick screening can help you decide.

Published: 04/08/2017

Why so many veterans commit suicide

The risk is highest among those with substance abuse problems.

Published: 04/07/2017

Prostate cancer treatment options bring different side effects

Two new studies looked at the side effects of treatment with surgery or radiation compared with close monitoring.

Published: 04/06/2017