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I Spy with My Little Eye: Nutrients Kids Need for Healthy Vision

Now’s the time to help children make food choices that are healthy and provide the right nutrients for their eye health. Registered dietitian and author, Elizabeth Somer, provides ideas on how to sprinkle in these nutrients into everyday meals.

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Four Most Common Leg Diseases and Their Symptoms

We all suffer from common leg diseases, and although we manage to relieve the pain, it is important to recognize the symptoms in order to prevent other serious illnesses that can occur as a result.

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Diagnosis for Life: Dispelling Five Common Myths About Depression

The more you know about depression, the more likely you are to be able to help yourself or help others. While great strides have been made in recent years to educate the public about depression and reduce stigma surrounding mental illness, many myths still remain about the condition.

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Fighting Senior Hearing Loss: How to Use The Holiday Spirit to Talk to Loved Ones About Hearing Loss

The holidays present the perfect opportunity to discuss a family member’s hearing loss in a supportive, positive atmosphere. Dr. Sara Burdak of hearing aid manufacturer Starkey Hearing Technologies offers tips on how to initiate the conversation.

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Good Feelings and a Good Heart: Simple Ways Baby Boomers Can Boost Heart Health

"Heart health is directly related to well-being," says registered dietician Brooke Joanna Benlifer. In this article, Benlifer offers five tips to help boomers give a big boost to their heart health.

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Preventing Tick-borne Illness: To Reduce Lyme Disease Risks, Keep Tick-carrying Deer Out of Your Yard

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease are diagnosed each year. This article provides important health information on how to prevent the spread of the disease by controlling deer ticks.

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The Psychology of Seasons: Caring for Your Mental Health

(BPT) - When seasons change, moods can change with them. The long, dark and cold months can give people a serious case of cabin fever. Some people may even suffer from seasonal depression.

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Influenza Information for Life: Actress Tia Mowry Takes a Stand Against The Flu

(BPT) - Mother, author, and actress Tia Mowry is joining forces with MedImmune’s FluMist® Quadrivalent to encourage families across the nation to practice healthy habits, including getting vaccinated to help fight the flu. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the severity of influenza and the importance of vaccination for the entire family.

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Actress Rose Mcgowan is on a Personal Mission to Raise Awareness of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

This article provides important health information on IPF, a form of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) with no known cause. IPF is a progressive and fatal disease that causes permanent scarring of the lungs, difficulty breathing and prevents oxygen from getting to the body. IPF affects as many as 132,000 Americans each year.

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Pharmaceutical Alert for Consumers: When Mixing Medication and Food Can be Deadly

(BPT) - More than one-third of adults in the U.S. have high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Yet many of those treated for these conditions don’t realize they are putting themselves at risk by not understanding the basics about their medications.

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