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Find your reason to move

Learn the benefits of getting up, moving around and building healthy fitness habits.

Make your health a priority at any age

It’s never too early to take stock of your health.

Make peace with your body

Nurture a lifelong healthy outlook by reevaluating the expectations you place on yourself.

Keep the weight off with fruits, veggies

Those who eat apples, pears, berries and peppers do better in long run.

To bathe or not to bathe?

Parents have great reasons for delaying their newborn's first bath.

Avoid trans fat: Read the label

We’re two years away from FDA enforcement of a ban on artificial trans fat. Until then, we’ve got to read the ingredients.  

What’s causing my swollen leg?

A blood clot during pregnancy can manifest itself in telltale ways.

Envy, thy name is youth

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion.

Patient Story

Veralyn’s story

A mom-to-be talks about her diagnosis: Deep vein thrombosis.

New baby? Make skin-to-skin time for dad

We know it's good for mom, but there are plenty of reasons why dad should give it a try, too.

‘Sunshine vitamin’ lowers MS risk

We've long known vitamin D can calm the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Evidence shows it may help prevent it, too.

Patient Story

Exercise and healthy eating = feeling better

Local Latinos are beating the odds against heart disease and diabetes with the help of Programa Puente.

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