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3 Surprising Signs of Heart Disease

Chest pain and shortness of breath are telltale signs there could be trouble with your ticker. But there are more subtle symptoms you should watch for, too.

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Why You Should Ban Screens at Bedtime

Three out of four U.S. kids have screen-based devices in their bedrooms and many use them just before lights out or even overnight. And that's a problem for their sleep.

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Why Soup Is Super

A cup of soup is a comforting choice for a chilly day and it has health benefits, too.

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Cholesterol
Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Autism is a developmental disability that usually starts in early childhood. Because different children can have widely different symptoms, autism is classified as a "spectrum disorder," which means it is a group of disorders with similar features.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."

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      There are benefits to getting regular exercise during pregnancy for most women. Work with your health care provider to develop a safe exercise program you can do throughout your pregnancy. This video discusses the benefits of exercise, as well as recommendations on how to exercise.