The colonoscopy gets a lot of grief, and when you hear some of the horror stories, it’s not surprising. The truth is, it’s not as bad as some ...
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Maybe your co-workers said they had it for dinner last night, or perhaps you saw it on your favorite cooking show. It’s the new superfood everyone is talking about. In the last decade, quinoa (pronounced keen-WAH) has risen in popularity, peaking when the United Nations declared 2013 to be the “Year of Quinoa.” So, [...]
Unless he’s a seahorse, a man can’t physically carry babies through pregnancy. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be involved. Future moms, if you’re the one reading this, pass this story to the future dad in your life. Pregnancy is a great time for men to get involved and prepare for [...]
How can you keep your heart healthy? That’s easy. You’ve heard the how-to list a million times: Maintain a proper diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight. Experts repeat these three factors ad nauseam—and for good reason. But there are other things you could be doing to prevent coronary heart disease. [...]
If you’ve recently been diagnosed with heart disease, take a beat. It was no doubt difficult news to hear. But try to stay calm as you give yourself time to understand exactly what your diagnosis means. The term heart disease covers a wide range of conditions that hurt the heart—some more serious than others, [...]
You may have heard a lot about Measles in the news lately. We want to set the facts straight and make sure that you know the important points about measles, including getting vaccinated and how to protect your child. What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads [...]