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Breathe easy this winter

Explore these 4 tips to help you manage your asthma during the coldest months of the year.

15 awesome ways to burn calories this winter

Managing diabetes? Don't let your exercise routine grow dull this season.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

A toast? Aim for a single dose

Alcoholic beverages can have a place in holiday festivities without destroying diets. Just remember these 5 tips from a doctor who knows.

Escape without the weight

You do all that work to get trim and feel good for your vacation—don't throw it away by overindulging.

Diseñe un menú de temporada que sea saludable para quienes tienen diabetes

¿Desea ayudar a familiares y amigos que padecen diabetes? Prepare comidas navideñas con contenido bajo en azúcar—o sin azúcar—y sirva porciones pequeñas.

Busting epilepsy myths

A doctor sets the record straight on 5 common misconceptions about this neurological condition.

Try these 6 fun stocking stuffers

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.

Heartfelt lessons and cold facts

Put down the shovel if you have any of these risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Everything you need to know about exercise and hydration

Thirst is actually a sign you're already dehydrated.

Design a diabetes-friendly season

Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.

Run a winter wonderland

With the right equipment and right approach, you can build an outdoor running regimen—no matter what Old Man Winter has in store.