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Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Got your vacation stockings?

For those at risk of deep vein thrombosis, compression socks are the best way to alleviate the burdens of travel.

Hurtling toward a heart attack?

Holiday heart syndrome is real. Learn how to improve your odds of avoiding this condition.

8 ways to keep your sanity this season

A psychotherapist shares tips for how to bring the joy back to holiday gatherings.

Staying mobile: Move it or lose it

Explore these 5 top tips for how to best use exercise as medicine for nearly all that ills you.

‘Life-altering injuries every year’

Hunters: Don't be tree-stand statistics.

The plant-powered athlete

With the right diet, high-caliber athletes can enhance performance and improve recovery times. A culinary-minded doctor explains how it's done.

What to know before a C-section

For moms-to-be, it's essential to know what's in store.

Ready for the disease-fighting diet?

A whole foods, plant-based diet helps fight inflammation, heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases linked to poor nutritional choices.

6 tips for stylish (and healthy) heels

A doctor shares her suggestions for how to protect your feet while still kicking up the fashion.

Tracking your Flo?

Period and fertility apps are becoming mainstream as women seek to take control of their reproductive health.

Calm back-to-school nerves

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