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How diabetes affects your teeth and gums

Get answers to common questions about diabetes and dental problems.

Published: 02/22/2017

Women may skip mammograms after a false alarm

False-positive results can be stressful—and may put women at risk down the road.

Published: 02/21/2017

Singing the back-pain blues? Yoga may be a treatment worth trying

A new study shows yoga poses may help people with lumbar problems limber up

Published: 02/20/2017

How to help kids manage their weight

The right approach to weight loss can help kids trim down without hurting their self-esteem.

Published: 02/19/2017

Women and heart attacks: 5 less-common symptoms to know

Recognizing and quickly responding to a heart attack could save your life.

Published: 02/18/2017

How sleep affects heart health

A new study shows that too little shut-eye can do more than leave you groggy.

Published: 02/17/2017

The pros and cons of vaping

Though e-cigs may help you become a former smoker, they're not without health risks.

Published: 02/16/2017

African Americans: Protect your heart

Heart and blood vessel conditions are common in the black community, but small steps can help lower your risk.

Published: 02/15/2017

Pamper your heart this Valentine's Day

Even if traditional festivities aren't your favorite, it's a great time to treat yourself, and your heart, to a day of self-care.

Published: 02/14/2017

Child sleepovers at Dad's house benefit all when parents live apart

Kids have better relationships with both parents when overnight visits are shared.

Published: 02/13/2017

Closeness counts: The healthful power of relationships

Learn five good reasons to forge a connection, plus get tips to help you mingle more.

Published: 02/12/2017

The dark side of black licorice

Beware the effects black licorice can have on your heart.

Published: 02/11/2017

Two ways to boost your brain

Exercise and mentally stimulating activities may prevent memory loss.

Published: 02/10/2017

Bone appétit! This diet may help prevent bone loss

Some foods have anti-inflammatory effects that may help women hold onto healthy bone mass and avoid hip fractures.

Published: 02/09/2017

Neti pots: Safe—if you use them right

Neti pots can provide sinus relief, but not knowing how to use them correctly can be risky.

Published: 02/08/2017

On the flu front, activity is still picking up

If you haven't had a flu shot, there's still a good reason to get one now.

Published: 02/07/2017

Screen time may actually boost teens' well-being

The right amount (not too much or too little) may help your child develop social skills.

Published: 02/06/2017

Resolutions gone off the rails? Here's what to do

Find 4 ways to make your resolution a reality in 2017.

Published: 02/05/2017

Study offers enticing clues to how type 1 diabetes develops

Researchers took a peek inside the digestive tract of people with type 1 diabetes and found some surprising changes that may eventually lead to new treatments.

Published: 02/04/2017

5 game-day snacks worth cheering for

No matter how the game ends, these healthy recipes will make your party a winner.

Published: 02/03/2017

Study finds popular cholesterol-lowering drugs do more than protect the heart

Find out how they help prevent another life-threatening condition.

Published: 02/02/2017

Initiative for better kids' menus falls flat

Restaurants committed to make their children's menus more nutritious, but a progress report finds little change.

Published: 02/01/2017

Stopping superbugs

Scientists discover how an antibiotic-resistant bacteria survives immune system attacks.

Published: 01/31/2017

Work, stress and cancer: Know the overlap

Prolonged job stress has been linked to five different cancers.

Published: 01/30/2017

Less light can mean darker moods

If winter has you feeling depressed, it could be seasonal affective disorder.

Published: 01/29/2017