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Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Tick, tick, boom!

Avoid the (tick) bite this year as their population expands ... your health could depend on it.

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

A flop for feet

As the weather warms, flip-flops begin to reclaim their summer ubiquity. But are they really the smart choice for footwear?

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

Heads up: Beware of text neck

Your phone may be smart, but how you’re using it may not be.

Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

Table matters

Looking for another way to instill healthy habits in your kids? Look to the family dinner.

Majority of U.S. adults have poor heart health

Heart-healthy living is key.

An appetite for competition

The nutritional value of your food isn't the only factor in your performance. It's also about the timing and size of your meals.

Want fit kids? Set the pace

Amid the march of all things technological, parents can take smart steps to ensure their children stay active and healthy.

Straight talk: Proper posture pays

At work and in life, the surest route to less pain and more gain? Sound body mechanics.