Stomach Flu

The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu — is through contact with an infected person or by consuming contaminated food or water. If you’re otherwise healthy, you’ll likely recover without complications. But for infants, older adults and people with compromised immune systems, viral gastroenteritis can be deadly.

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Farts, Yes Farts, What Can They Mean?

Gas happens — and when it does, it can provide some pretty handy intel. Learn about six different types of toots, such as smelly, hot, and burning farts, and what they say about your health.


Hypothyroidism signs and symptoms may include:


Increased sensitivity to cold


Dry skin

Weight gain

Puffy face


Muscle weakness

Elevated blood cholesterol level

Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness

Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints

Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods

Thinning hair

Slowed heart rate


Impaired memory

Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)

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Eating better and exercising more tend to be common New Year’s resolutions.

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Warning Signs For Cancer

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Weight loss. Bleeding. Bloating. Cough. When are symptoms like these a temporary bother, and when are they early signs of something much worse — like cancer?  

Beth Howard

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Reduce Stress With This Technique

Turns out, humming can strengthen your body’s defenses and keep you feeling cool, calm, and collected. Use your favorite tune to reap its benefits.

Flexitarian Diet

When you boost your intake of plant foods and reduce your intake of red and processed meats and other less healthful foods, such as heavily processed snack foods, refined grains and sweets, you’ll experience some major perks. Studies have linked a dietary pattern rich in wholesome, minimally processed plant foods with:

Samantha Cassetty, RD

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Maximize Your Workouts

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it’s a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.
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