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Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual
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Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual

Sleep hygiene is comprised of the daily rituals we use to aid us in getting a good night’s sleep. While some people think it’s enough to try to go to be earlier, these daily before-sleep rituals are far more powerful.

Foods That Help Fight Constipation
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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?
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What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?

A colonic is touted as a procedure to cleanse toxins from the body by streaming water in through your rectum, but there's no proof that they improve health, and they can be harmful.

Mistakes You're Making During Your Period
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Mistakes You're Making During Your Period

Your menstrual period may be annoying enough, so no need to make it worse. Break free of these mistakes you may be making during your period.

Take a Stand on Weight Loss
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Take a Stand on Weight Loss

Research finds the mere act of standing burns more calories over time compared to sitting, and anyone bent on weight loss may want to remain upright a few more hours each day.

Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics
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Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (such as bacteria) that are sold as supplements, included in topically-applied skin creams and added to food products such as yogurt.

This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility
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This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility

About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows.

Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age
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Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age

A simple urine test apparently can reveal how old your body really is—showing its biological, not chronological age.

The Healthy Father's Day Gift Guide
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The Healthy Father's Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to get Dad for Father's Day? This healthy Father's Day gift guide will appeal to his five senses—and his good health.

Moms and Massage, a Perfect Marriage
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Moms and Massage, a Perfect Marriage

A massage is a favorite gift for moms, but you can also give massagers that offer treatment at home, any time you want it.

Scientists Say They Discovered a 'New Organ' That Might Affect Major Diseases
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Scientists Say They Discovered a 'New Organ' That Might Affect Major Diseases

The human body is full of surprises. The latest: A newly identified "organ" that might affect major diseases.

Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual
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Sleep Hygiene: Why You Need a Better Bedtime Ritual

Sleep hygiene is comprised of the daily rituals we use to aid us in getting a good night’s sleep. While some people think it’s enough to try to go to be earlier, these daily before-sleep rituals are far more powerful.

Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria
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Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria

Cross-contamination is happening in the kitchen, and those bacteria could reach our food and cause food poisoning.

Should You Find a New Doctor?
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Should You Find a New Doctor?

If you're questioning whether your doctor is right for you, it may be time to start looking for a new health care provider. Here are some factors to help you decide.

Improve Your Health Literacy With These Steps
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Improve Your Health Literacy With These Steps

Here are some easy ways to help build your health literacy and become a better patient and health advocate for yourself.

Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age
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Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age

A simple urine test apparently can reveal how old your body really is—showing its biological, not chronological age.

New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade
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New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade

A new poll shows that women voters are concerned about PBMs driving up health care costs for women and families - and are also concerned about the quality of medicines made outside the U.S., and other countries stealing US companies’ intellectual property

Reflecting on Motherhood & Crohn's: Year One
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Reflecting on Motherhood & Crohn's: Year One

Parenthood is daunting, no matter what, especially your first time around. Throw in an unpredictable, often debilitating condition and tackling the role is even more challenging.

What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?
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What Is a Colonic and Should You Get One?

A colonic is touted as a procedure to cleanse toxins from the body by streaming water in through your rectum, but there's no proof that they improve health, and they can be harmful.

For Women, Blocked Arteries Not the Only Heart Attack Symptom
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For Women, Blocked Arteries Not the Only Heart Attack Symptom

Women don't need to have blocked arteries to experience a heart attack, a new study finds. Women may have different symptoms than men.