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How do I choose the right toothbrush?

September 13, 2019
Brushing your teeth with the wrong type of toothbrush can cause gum recession and other oral health hazards

Fact or fiction: Hurricanes cause labor

September 5, 2019
Fiction…although hurricanes are correlated with preterm labor, they do not cause labor, and the debate continues about what's going on

4 steps to relieve lower back pain

September 4, 2019
Stretches and exercises may offer lower back pain relief, but you need to know what caused it in the first place to prevent it happening again

Avoiding dehydration

August 29, 2019
Staying hydrated throughout the day makes it easier to prevent dehydration, and ultimately heat stroke, during after-school sports

Cardio or weightlifting: What kind of exercise should I be doing?

August 28, 2019
For the best health outcomes, experts recommend a good balance of cardio and resistance training

What is West Nile virus?

August 22, 2019
As cases of West Nile virus emerge around the country, here’s what you should know

4 parts of the body impacted by high blood pressure

August 21, 2019
One in three adults has hypertension, which—when left uncontrolled—can cause serious health issues

The truth about acetaminophen’s effects on vaccines

August 20, 2019
Some people believe taking an over-the-counter fever reducer before a vaccine disrupts the body’s immune response, but that may be false

Measles and back to school

August 15, 2019
As the school year begins, bringing people closer together, it is important to know how this highly contagious respiratory disease spreads and how it can be prevented