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August 9, 2022 at 4:25 PM

Signs of a cancerous mole | Baby boom? | How to improve your memory

Signs of a cancerous mole | Baby boom? | How to improve your memory   When you should have a mole checked out An expert offers advice on what to look for in a mole. Want to improve your memory? Check out these 6 tips Can’t r…
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August 8, 2022 at 4:27 PM

Is a bad flu season ahead? | Smartwatch and your health | Hidden breast cancer

Is a bad flu season ahead? | Smartwatch and your health | Hidden breast cancer   What to expect this upcoming flu season Is a ‘twindemic’ likely? Can your smartwatch save your life? Nearly half of all Americans have some ty…
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August 4, 2022 at 4:25 PM

Is your pee normal? | Allergic reactions to bee stings | Tips for wearing a backpack

Is your pee normal? | Allergic reactions to bee stings | Tips for wearing a backpack   What your pee says about your health Find out when you may want to see a doctor. When you need to worry about a bee sting Understanding the…
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August 2, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Monkeypox update | Signs of lactose intolerance | How to prevent wrinkles

Monkeypox update | Signs of lactose intolerance | How to prevent wrinkles   Here’s what you need to know about monkeypox Are you at risk? Do you know the signs of lactose intolerance? Can you spot the symptoms? …
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August 1, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Is flavored water healthy? | What to expect at a physical | Women's fitness myths

Is flavored water healthy? | What to expect at a physical | Women's fitness myths   Is flavored water healthy? The answer may surprise you. What happens at a sports physical? A doctor explains why this should be at the top of …
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July 28, 2022 at 4:17 PM

Sushi lovers beware? | Menopause explained | How to avoid common sports injuries

Sushi lovers beware? | Menopause explained | How to avoid common sports injuries   Is sushi healthy? Crazy for California rolls? Maybe don't go too crazy. 5 things you should know about menopause This life change is unavoidable…
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July 26, 2022 at 4:17 PM

Do you have carpal tunnel? | Sleep and your lifespan | Your stomach cancer risk

Do you have carpal tunnel? | Sleep and your lifespan | Your stomach cancer risk   3 signs it’s time to see a doctor for carpal tunnel syndrome An orthopedic surgeon explains symptoms and how to treat this painful condition. Are…
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July 25, 2022 at 4:18 PM

Aromatherapy for better sleep | Distraction-free workspace | Tips for chronic pain

Aromatherapy for better sleep | Distraction-free workspace | Tips for chronic pain   5 tips for creating a distraction-free workspace The world is getting more high-tech by the day. Here's what you can do about it. Have you added…
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July 21, 2022 at 4:16 PM

Biden and COVID-19 | Are you using the right sunscreen? | Dangers of hot cars

Biden and COVID-19 | Are you using the right sunscreen? | Dangers of hot cars   Biden's COVID-19 case is another reminder the pandemic isn't over Is the new variant to blame? Understanding the risks of hot cars Find out why chi…
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July 19, 2022 at 4:18 PM

Why we sweat | Itchiness and your mental health | Lowering cholesterol

Why we sweat | Itchiness and your mental health | Lowering cholesterol   Do you sweat when you're nervous? An expert explains why it happens and what you can do to stop it. Worried about cholesterol? Here are three key ways to lo…
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July 18, 2022 at 4:16 PM

Launch of suicide lifeline | What makes bread healthy? | Signs of a thyroid problem

Launch of suicide lifeline | What makes bread healthy? | Signs of a thyroid problem   3 numbers with a big impact A quick new way to seek help during a mental health crisis. 5 ways to choose healthier bread Think all wheat bre…
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July 14, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Acupressure explained | Tips for a rough day | The supplements you actually need

Acupressure explained | Tips for a rough day | The supplements you actually need   What vitamins and minerals do you really need? An expert explains whether or not you should take supplements. Rough day? Try this. These small …
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July 12, 2022 at 4:13 PM

Should you follow food expiration dates? | Trauma-informed care | A mastectomy game-changer

Should you follow food expiration dates? | Trauma-informed care | A mastectomy game-changer   How accurate are food expiration dates? Learn more before you start throwing things in the trash. 8 ways to improve your lung health …
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July 11, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Digesting swallowed gum | The reason you are always tired | Importance of post-op recovery

Digesting swallowed gum | The reason you are always tired | Importance of post-op recovery   Does gum stay in your stomach for 7 years? Get the scoop on this rubbery treat from an expert. Is your teenager always tired? A pediat…
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July 7, 2022 at 4:22 PM

What is a charley horse? | The reason you sneeze | Blood donation eligibility

What is a charley horse? | The reason you sneeze | Blood donation eligibility   How to prevent a charley horse This common cramp affects 1 in 3 people while they sleep. What happens when you sneeze? And what should you do after…
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July 5, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Coping with the recent tragedy | Eating too much salt | C-section recovery

Coping with the recent tragedy | Eating too much salt | C-section recovery   How do you process a tragedy like the Highland Park shooting? Self-care and keeping to your routine can help. 6 signs you're eating too much salt It's…
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July 4, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Are grilled foods bad for you? | Do's and don'ts of insect repellant | Benefits of the outdoors

Are grilled foods bad for you? | Do's and don'ts of insect repellant | Benefits of the outdoors   Charcoal or gas grilling? Depending on how and what you grill, it can pose hidden dangers. What to know about using insect repellen…
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June 30, 2022 at 4:28 PM

Tired of being tired? | Importance of second opinions | Varicose veins

Tired of being tired? | Importance of second opinions | Varicose veins   Finding relief from varicose veins Did you know that the underlying cause of varicose veins can be treated with a simple outpatient procedure? Here's why y…
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June 28, 2022 at 4:24 PM

15-15-15 workout | Drinking more water | The truth about midwives

15-15-15 workout | Drinking more water | The truth about midwives   Does Jennifer Aniston's 15-15-15 workout plan actually work? Find out if this trendy workout is right for you. 6 tips to drink more water Drinking the recomme…
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June 27, 2022 at 4:23 PM

Melatonin poisoning | Joint snaps and pops | The truth about weight loss

Melatonin poisoning | Joint snaps and pops | The truth about weight loss   Does your body snap, crackle and pop? This common condition affects both athletes and ordinary people. 8 unusual signs you're stressed These lesser-know…
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June 23, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Finding gray hair? | A food to avoid | COVID-19 vaccine for 5 and under

Finding gray hair? | A food to avoid | COVID-19 vaccine for 5 and under   COVID-19 vaccines approved for children under five Chicago’s top pediatricians encourage parents to get their children immunized. 3 reasons your hair ma…
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June 21, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Justin Bieber's disease | Sunscreen mistakes | Chlorophyll benefits

Justin Bieber's disease | Sunscreen mistakes | Chlorophyll benefits   Half of Justin Bieber’s face is paralyzed. Here’s why. Learn more about this rare syndrome. Sunscreen mistakes you may be making Are you applying, stori…
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June 20, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Should you clean your ears? | Colonoscopy prep advice | The importance of breakfast

Should you clean your ears? | Colonoscopy prep advice | The importance of breakfast   Should you clean your ears? Here's what all that wax does and when you might need to see a doctor. Can eating breakfast help your heart? Find…
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June 16, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Building a salad | Causes of wrinkles | Heel pain remedies

Building a salad | Causes of wrinkles | Heel pain remedies   Things you do every day that cause wrinkles If you do any of these 7 things, you may be aging your skin. 5 salad toppings you should be eating ... and 5 to omit Donâ…
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June 14, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Body odor causes | Mental health checklist | Treatment options for men

Body odor causes | Mental health checklist | Treatment options for men   Do you stink? 3 smells that could mean something more Certain odors can signal a more serious issue. An expert shares what scents are a cause for concern. 1…
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June 13, 2022 at 4:25 PM

Perfecting naps | Selecting fruit | Tummy time tips

Perfecting naps | Selecting fruit | Tummy time tips   The art of a proper nap Is napping good for you? How long should you nap? Easy tips for your next trip down the fruit aisle Are you selecting the right fruit? An expert expl…
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June 9, 2022 at 4:29 PM

Backyard dangers | Supportive sandals | Habits that lead to stroke

Backyard dangers | Supportive sandals | Habits that lead to stroke   Beware of these backyard dangers Warm weather is here to stay. Here's how to keep you and your family safe outside. Finding supportive sandals Optimize your f…
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June 7, 2022 at 4:28 PM

Breakups | Tick bites | Blood pressure myths

Breakups | Tick bites | Blood pressure myths   What to do if you find a tick on yourself Follow these steps to avoid a tick bite. How long should it take to get over a breakup? Here's some advice from an expert. …
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June 6, 2022 at 4:39 PM

At-home colon tests | Chronic pain | Healthy cheese

At-home colon tests | Chronic pain | Healthy cheese   Is an at-home colorectal cancer screening right for you? A doctor can help you decide. We’ve got great news for cheese lovers An expert explains what cheeses to avoid. …
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June 2, 2022 at 4:35 PM

Desk yoga | Allergy relief | Broken heart syndrome

Desk yoga | Allergy relief | Broken heart syndrome   Stressed at work? Try desk yoga. This lunchtime session can help make you more productive and ease your anxiety. Is broken heart syndrome real? Can emotions change the way y…
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May 31, 2022 at 4:10 PM

Negative self-talk | Weight loss myths | Virtual appointments

Negative self-talk | Weight loss myths | Virtual appointments   Don't be your own worst critic There’s no better time to begin a positive attitude and stop sweating the small stuff. Common weight loss myths debunked These th…
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May 30, 2022 at 4:23 PM

Healthy grilling | Why to lose weight | Being yourself

Healthy grilling | Why to lose weight | Being yourself   6 tips to grilling healthy meals Do you know if your favorite grilled foods are the healthiest options? Here are ideas to help you make your barbecue sizzle with health and flavor. …
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May 26, 2022 at 4:22 PM

What to know about monkeypox | Boosters available for kids | Coping with the news

What to know about monkeypox | Boosters available for kids | Coping with the news   What is monkeypox and who’s at risk? Closely related to smallpox, the monkeypox virus has been endemic in parts of Central and West Africa for years. …
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May 24, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Getting enough sleep? | Hip replacement myths | Chronic pain

Getting enough sleep? | Hip replacement myths | Chronic pain   6 common hip replacement myths busted Hip pain and arthritis aren't just part of getting older. Lack of sleep tied to dementia risk This is the opposite of a wake-…
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May 23, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Good posture | Rising hepatitis cases | Facing infertility?

Good posture | Rising hepatitis cases | Facing infertility?   Good posture is only a timer away An easy way to help your back and neck pain. Consuming more of this may help lower your blood pressure A doctor suggests this study…
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May 19, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Setting small goals | Join a clinical trial? | Pandemic weight gain

Setting small goals | Join a clinical trial? | Pandemic weight gain   Here’s why you should try setting smaller goals It may be beneficial for your mental health. Do at-home food sensitivity tests work? Before spending $100s,…
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May 17, 2022 at 4:27 PM

Skipping breakfast? | Being more resilient | Signs of menopause

Skipping breakfast? | Being more resilient | Signs of menopause   Your body's reaction to skipping breakfast may surprise you. It’s the most important meal of the day…right? Don't overlook signs of menopause. Here's how to p…
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May 16, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Hailey Bieber's stroke | Dealing with back pain? | Why do people still smoke?

Hailey Bieber's stroke | Dealing with back pain? | Why do people still smoke?   What you should know about Hailey Bieber’s “mini-stroke” Justin Bieber’s model wife suffered a transient ischemic attack or TIA and shared about her experience recently. …
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May 12, 2022 at 4:12 PM

Avocado benefits | What to know about kidney stones | Spotting a brain tumor

Avocado benefits | What to know about kidney stones | Spotting a brain tumor   A high-fat fruit your heart will love A new study reveals a delicious way to improve your health. 4 things to know about kidney stones This is how y…
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May 10, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Is your music good for you? | Acne issues | Mental health help

Is your music good for you? | Acne issues | Mental health help   How your music playlist may affect your health What do psychologists have to say about your listening habits? Constipated? An expert shares tips for relief and whe…
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May 9, 2022 at 4:14 PM

Having tough conversations | Going gluten-free | Troubling headaches

Having tough conversations | Going gluten-free | Troubling headaches   How to talk to your older relative about their health A geriatrician advises what to do. And what not to do. This is why eating out gluten-free can be challen…
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May 5, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Mother's Day | Your skin microbiome | Mediterranean diet

Mother's Day | Your skin microbiome | Mediterranean diet   Cancer free in time for Mother’s Day Now she reminds everyone to get their mammogram. These foods are good for your heart and your waistline This way of eating may be…
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May 3, 2022 at 4:15 PM

What's the CICO diet? | Testing fitness at home | Rare brain disorder

What's the CICO diet? | Testing fitness at home | Rare brain disorder   Is calcium in your heart? What it means for your health A cardiologist explains how this happens and why it can be dangerous. Does the CICO diet work? What…
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May 2, 2022 at 4:16 PM

Have cramps? | Sleeping better | Apple cider vinegar

Have cramps? | Sleeping better | Apple cider vinegar   Cramps? Wounds that won't heal? It could be this common disease. Learn more about peripheral artery disease. What you should know about apple cider vinegar Apple cider vin…
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April 28, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Sour foods good for you? | Lung cancer risks at home | Anxiety screenings

Sour foods good for you? | Lung cancer risks at home | Anxiety screenings   The surprising benefits of sour food Sour foods have a unique texture and flavor. But they also have hidden benefits. You don’t have to wait after your…
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April 26, 2022 at 4:25 PM

Walking enough? | Picky eaters | Heart attack risks

Walking enough? | Picky eaters | Heart attack risks   Here’s how to get the most benefits from your walking routine Why you should get on your feet. Genetics can raise your heart attack risk This group is more at risk. …
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April 25, 2022 at 4:26 PM

It's odorless and dangerous | Weight loss myths | Make a health plan

It's odorless and dangerous | Weight loss myths | Make a health plan   Know the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning Exposure to this colorless, odorless gas can be deadly. Common weight loss myths debunked These three things may…
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April 21, 2022 at 4:24 PM

Learning from Tiger's recovery | Too much exercise? | Pandemic anxiety

Learning from Tiger's recovery | Too much exercise? | Pandemic anxiety   What you can learn from Tiger Woods’ recovery from a car crash This is how Tiger's recovery is like eating an elephant. Exercise can have limitless benefi…
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April 19, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Emotional eating | Harmful chemicals at home | Types of dementia

Emotional eating | Harmful chemicals at home | Types of dementia   Rapid change in weight? Feeling more stressed than usual? These can be signs of emotional eating. People often overlook signs of emotional eating and how it can negatively impact health. …
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April 18, 2022 at 4:21 PM

Melatonin use | Teen anxiety | Roasted acorn squash with cider drizzle

Melatonin use | Teen anxiety | Roasted acorn squash with cider drizzle   A wake-up call for melatonin users Are you using the over-the-counter sleep aid safely? How has the pandemic affected teens' anxiety? And what can parent…