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High blood pressure under age 40 comes with health risks

A new study suggests a link between young adults with high blood pressure and higher cardiovascular risks.

Published: 12/10/2018

6 tips for coping with holiday grief

Mourning the loss of a loved one, a relationship or a job is hard during the holidays. But there are ways to help manage your feelings and make the most of the season.

Published: 12/09/2018

How to buy toys that are fun and safe

Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids visit an emergency department because of a toy-related injury. Follow these tips to help keep the children on your holiday shopping list safe.

Published: 12/08/2018

Some ovarian cysts don't need testing or monitoring

A new study suggests some cysts can be ignored. But which ones?

Published: 12/07/2018

Among developed nations, U.S. is No. 1 in overdose deaths

Around the world, an epidemic may be growing.

Published: 12/06/2018

Instant-soup burns send nearly 10,000 kids to ER yearly

Microwave safety often gets put on the back burner, likely because these ovens aren't seen as dangerous.

Published: 12/05/2018

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants: Meeting a need in primary care

Researchers look at how NPs and PAs affect treatment results for one chronic condition

Published: 12/04/2018

Free, fast and effective: CPR training kiosks

Got 4 or 5 minutes? That's all it takes.

Published: 12/03/2018

6 steps to a cozy and safe fire (video)

Keep the home fires burning safely with these six important tips.

Published: 12/02/2018

10 holiday gifts under $50

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with these health-inspired ideas.

Published: 12/01/2018

Researchers: Tennis elbow often improves on its own

Yet, for some people, waiting for relief may not be the best option.

Published: 11/30/2018

Incontinence is common—but it doesn't have to be

Nearly half of women over 50 have a bladder-control problem, according to a new survey.

Published: 11/29/2018

Guns send over 8,300 U.S. kids to ERs every year

Could you be doing more to protect kids in your home and community?

Published: 11/28/2018

Surprising findings for minimally invasive gynecological surgery

Today, most radical hysterectomies are minimally invasive. There may still be some women for whom this surgery makes the most sense. But be sure to discuss it carefully with your doctor.

Published: 11/27/2018

10 tips to avoid caregiver burnout

African American caregivers prove more emotionally resilient than their white peers—the why may surprise you.

Published: 11/26/2018

How to be a good hospital visitor

Being a considerate visitor means protecting patients from infections.

Published: 11/25/2018

Cold vs. flu symptoms

Use this handy guide to figure out what's likely causing your symptoms.

Published: 11/24/2018

You've got Thanksgiving leftovers. Now what?

If you ended up with extras, try these tips to make the most of them.

Published: 11/23/2018

Last-minute tips for a tasty turkey

These tried-and-true cooking methods deliver on both flavor and safety.

Published: 11/22/2018

Food safety alert: Avoid romaine lettuce

More than 30 people have been sickened with food poisoning linked to romaine lettuce.

Published: 11/21/2018

Cigarette warning labels: What people need to see

Cigarette packaging may soon contain graphic, pictorial warnings.

Published: 11/21/2018

Nursing for at least 6 months wards off common liver disease

How long should you nurse to get this benefit?

Published: 11/20/2018

App ads target toddlers, preschoolers

Even apps marketed as educational can expose kids to ads.

Published: 11/19/2018

5 tips for cooking the turkey safely

Protect yourself and others this Thanksgiving by preparing the turkey correctly.

Published: 11/18/2018

Diabetes and your eyes

The longer you have diabetes, the greater your risk of vision loss.

Published: 11/17/2018