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Building happy, healthy brains

In the new reality introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic, kids may be showing signs of worry and stress. It could be a natural reaction to concern demonstrated by adults, or because of news coverage and

What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

We take lots of things for granted. Good hearing is one of them—unless you’re someone who struggles with hearing loss. How many times did you say, “Pardon me?” or “What?” or “Say again?” today? If the

How to Maintain Mental Health as You Age

There’s plenty to eagerly anticipate as you age: more time to spare, an empty nest, time for hobbies, and the opportunity to travel. An estimated 20 percent of people age 55 years or older experience

One Step a Day to a Healthier Lifestyle

Looking for a fresh start? If you have a vague sense that you’d like to embark on a path toward a healthier lifestyle, we’ve got you covered. Here’s one small step a day for every weekday over four we

The Best Foods and Supplements to Fight Colds and Flu

It’s important throughout the year to build up your immune system to fight off nasty cold and flu viruses. While there’s no cure for the common cold or flu, a healthy diet can help your immune system

Tap Into the Power of Serotonin

Serotonin is a feel-good hormone, known as a neurotransmitter, that helps ensure we’re motivated, have balanced moods, and feel good about life. Boosting low serotonin levels is one of the keys to hea

What Is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Two types of autoimmune disease affect the thyroid. The most common is Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, the most frequent cause of hypothyroidism. Grave’s disease (autoimmune hyperthyroidism) is less common.

Diabetes 101

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases. Worldwide, about 422 million people have diabetes, and an estimated 1.6 million deaths are linked to diabetes each year. Yet it also seems to be on

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