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4 steps to a healthier home

Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.

Want protein power? Give peas a chance

Split yellow peas are particularly potent in the protein department—and they pack a major dose of fiber, too.

Out with the old

Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

The fan—friend or foe?

Your go-to tool in a hot spell might do more harm than good.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Science probes dementia-anemia link

Low level of blood protein that transports oxygen is associated with greater risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.

Guys struggle with body image, too

About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.

The changing hazards of middle age

Growing use of prescription medications—as well as addiction to illegal drugs and alcohol—has led to middle-age adults experiencing more injuries from falls.

Ready for a breakfast tweak?

A few simple alterations to your morning sandwich can keep your calories in check.

Patient Story

A day for smiles

Past and present cleft palate and craniofacial surgery patients connect with one another and their surgeons during a day of celebration.

First-rate skin protectant: Vitamin A

A diet high in certain foods helps keep skin cells healthy, which researchers suspect may ward off squamous cell skin cancer.

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