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General Health and Wellness

10 things to know about swimmer’s itch

Don't let parasites get under your skin this summer.

Is it allergies … or something else?

Seasonal sniffles, itching and watery eyes got you down? Find out what you can do.

Top 8 helmet stats aimed at saving your brain

Bicycling is tons of fun ... until somebody gets hurt. Find out how to keep it fun and safe for you and your kids.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know before getting started on a plan that seems to be made for autumn.

Are ‘free diets’ shortchanging your health?

Most people won't experience any miracles by skipping fat, gluten, carbs or sugar.

Hold the salt

A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.

The scales of (in)justice?

While men are predisposed to lose weight faster and easier, women can still see formidable results with the right lifestyle.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

7 tips for childproofing your home

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

How long will you live?

Look to your parents. If mom and dad lived past 70, study suggests you may have a lower risk of dying from heart disease.

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.  

Physical therapy’s 10 essentials

A physical therapist explains how you can save time, save money and feel better.

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