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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.

‘Tis the season … for a digestive hangover

Eat, drink and be merry—but not too much! A gastroenterologist shares 9 tips to help you get through this holiday season.

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Your tiny tots have their eyes all aglow. Make sure this upcoming holiday season’s hot toys won’t backfire in their hands.

Su salud está en sus manos

Healthy Counts: Una rutina de salud con la que los niños (y sus adultos) pueden contar.

Just the facts, mammogram

A doctor dispels 9 common breast cancer myths.

Calm back-to-school nerves

Follow these easy steps to help your child manage jitters before the first bell rings.

7 tips for childproofing your home

Keep toxics, meds and small objects out of sight and out of reach.

Lunch line vs. lunch box

Get the skinny on how you can ensure mid-day meals pack a nutritional punch this school year.

¿Le entusiasma el eclipse solar?

Sera todo un espectáculo, pero asegúrese de seguir al pie de la letra estos cinco consejos para protejer sus ojos.