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  • 4 Sleep Tips for Tired Moms

    There’s plenty of pressure to be a do-it-all mom, but make sure doing it all involves getting plenty of shut-eye. While a busy schedule may be a given, being exhausted shouldn’t be.

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  • How Much Do You Know About Stroke?

    The American Stroke Association reports that strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Find out more about stroke with this quiz.

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  • Preventing Depression at Any Age

    At every stage of life, there are circumstances that can negatively affect your mental health. But you can help ward off depression by understanding how these common experiences contribute to it.

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Nutrition
Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Neuroscience
Neuroscience
Neuroscience focuses on your brain and nervous system, which make up your body’s complex and marvelous command center.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Arthritis is usually thought of as a disease that occurs later in life, but one child in every thousand develops a juvenile form of this illness. Take this quiz to learn more.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if your spirits are down despite your new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression. Take our online assessment to help determine your risk.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A spinal tap, also called lumbar puncture, is used to take a sample of the fluid from the spinal column to look for infection or bleeding. The most common reasons people need this procedure include severe headache, fever with a stiff neck or vomiting, or confusion. Watch this video to learn what happens during this procedure.

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