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Parasomnias: Ways Sleep Can Go Bump in the Night
Sleep

Parasomnias: Ways Sleep Can Go Bump in the Night

These common sleep disorders can make getting a good night’s rest difficult.

Barrett’s Esophagus: What You Need to Know
Digestive Health

Barrett’s Esophagus: What You Need to Know

GERD is a leading cause of this condition, which can raise the risk of cancer.

Everything You Need to Know About the Flu
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Everything You Need to Know About the Flu

Take steps to prevent the flu and minimize symptoms when you’re infected.

It’s a Female Thing: Unique Heart Disease Warning Signs
Is It Time For My Mammogram?
CancerBreast Cancer

Is It Time For My Mammogram?

Your age is the key to when to start — and how often to get screened.

Anemia: When Your Blood Doesn’t Deliver Enough Oxygen
Heart & Vascular Health

Anemia: When Your Blood Doesn’t Deliver Enough Oxygen

Anemia is the most common blood disorder — and it’s easily treatable.

Seven Tips to Increase Your Willpower
Emotional Health

Seven Tips to Increase Your Willpower

Planning ahead and avoiding temptation are good ways to start.

When Arthritis Is a Pain In the Back
Bone & Joint HealthBack and Spine Pain

When Arthritis Is a Pain In the Back

Women are at less risk than men for ankylosing spondylitis.

Is the Weather Literally Giving You a Headache?
Allergies, Asthma and Lung HealthHeads UpHeadaches

Is the Weather Literally Giving You a Headache?

Genetics may make you more susceptible to weather-triggered headaches.

Skin Tags: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Skin Care

Skin Tags: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

These benign skin markings can be annoying, but they’re harmless.

Kidney Stone Pain? Changing Your Diet Can Help
Diet & Nutrition

Kidney Stone Pain? Changing Your Diet Can Help

Eat right and kick kidney stone pain to the curb.

Is Your Balance Out Of Whack? Try Vestibular Rehab
Heads Up

Is Your Balance Out Of Whack? Try Vestibular Rehab

Dizziness and vertigo can throw you for a loop. This therapy can help.

Diabetes and Hearing Loss: What’s the Connection?
Diabetes

Diabetes and Hearing Loss: What’s the Connection?

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have hearing loss.

Statins: High Power Against High Cholesterol
Keeping Score: Headed for a Heart Attack?
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Keeping Score: Headed for a Heart Attack?

Find out with calcium scoring. It’s quick and painless.

How Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk
DiabetesHeart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

How Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

Weight control puts better heart health within your reach.

Fact or Fiction? Top 10 Myths about Heart Disease
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Fact or Fiction? Top 10 Myths about Heart Disease

When you know the truth, you can make changes for your heart health.

10 Heart Attack Warning Signs That May Surprise You
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

10 Heart Attack Warning Signs That May Surprise You

Think you really know the signs of a heart attack? Some of them may surprise you, especially if you’re a woman.

To Lower Your Dementia Risk, Rev Up Your Workouts
Fitness & ExerciseHeads Up

To Lower Your Dementia Risk, Rev Up Your Workouts

Highly fit women are nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia.

Is It Asthma or COPD? How to Tell the Difference
Allergies, Asthma and Lung HealthAsthma

Is It Asthma or COPD? How to Tell the Difference

Despite their similarities, they are two distinct diseases.

Do You Need an Asthma Action Plan?
Allergies, Asthma and Lung HealthYour Family's HealthAsthma

Do You Need an Asthma Action Plan?

You know what to do when you have an asthma flare-up, but do those around you?

New Guidelines: Don’t Wait to Manage Cholesterol
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

New Guidelines: Don’t Wait to Manage Cholesterol

Take steps now to improve your heart health for a lifetime.

10 Tips to Eating Healthy for Older Adults
Diet & Nutrition

10 Tips to Eating Healthy for Older Adults

Get the most out of life at any age by eating right.

What You Can Do About Essential Tremor
Heads Up

What You Can Do About Essential Tremor

You have options that can significantly reduce the shaking.

New Activity Guidelines: Get Up, Get Moving
Fitness & Exercise

New Activity Guidelines: Get Up, Get Moving

The good news: All physical activity adds up to better health.

No One Likes the Time Change
SleepYour Family's Health

No One Likes the Time Change

Daylight Savings Time: How to deal with what we love to hate.

Bathroom Reading: What You Can Learn from Your Poop
Digestive Health

Bathroom Reading: What You Can Learn from Your Poop

Get the scoop on what poop color, frequency, shape, and consistency can tell you.

Take These Steps to Better Foot Health with Diabetes
Diabetes

Take These Steps to Better Foot Health with Diabetes

Sidestep the foot problems that diabetes can bring.

Anger Management: It’s All the Rage
Emotional HealthRelationship Health

Anger Management: It’s All the Rage

Don’t let uncontrolled anger damage your health and relationships.

That Summertime Itch: Poison Ivy and Its Relatives
Allergies, Asthma and Lung HealthSkin Care

That Summertime Itch: Poison Ivy and Its Relatives

To dodge the itch, learn how to recognize and avoid poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.

Comfort for Advanced Cancer Patients: Palliative Care and Hospice
Cancer

Comfort for Advanced Cancer Patients: Palliative Care and Hospice

The focus on improved quality of life helps you live as fully and comfortably as possible.

3 Reasons to Stock Up on Vitamins and Minerals
Diet & Nutrition

3 Reasons to Stock Up on Vitamins and Minerals

They’re crucial to development, preventing disease and overall well-being.

Harmless But Annoying: Sebhorrheic Keratosis
Skin Care

Harmless But Annoying: Sebhorrheic Keratosis

Typically not worrisome, this common skin condition is one sign of aging.

Weaken the Hold of Osteoarthritis Pain and Strengthen Your Quality of Life
Bone & Joint HealthOsteoarthritisMedications

Weaken the Hold of Osteoarthritis Pain and Strengthen Your Quality of Life

Osteoarthritis may not be curable, but your doctor can help you find relief from its grip.

How and Why to Strengthen Your Core
Fitness & Exercise

How and Why to Strengthen Your Core

Improve your fitness and avoid injuries by building strong core muscles.

Are My Strange Symptoms Hashimoto’s Disease?
Uniquely FemaleThyroid Health

Are My Strange Symptoms Hashimoto’s Disease?

Your immune system could be making you blue.

Hysterectomy: Facts Every Woman Should Know
Uniquely Female

Hysterectomy: Facts Every Woman Should Know

Is this common surgery the right choice for you?

The Nightly Grind: Understanding and Coping with Bruxism
Sleep

The Nightly Grind: Understanding and Coping with Bruxism

Waking up with a headache and a sore jaw could be signs you have bruxism.

You Can Safely Leave an Abusive Relationship
Emotional Health

You Can Safely Leave an Abusive Relationship

Plan carefully for a new life by following these key steps.

Straight Talk About Diarrhea
Digestive HealthYour Family's Health

Straight Talk About Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common issue, but not one we enjoy talking about. Learn what causes it, what to do about it, and most important, how to know if it’s serious.

Sidelined by Arm Pain: Burners and Stingers Syndrome
Fitness & Exercise

Sidelined by Arm Pain: Burners and Stingers Syndrome

What is causing that burning, stinging sensation in your arm?

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Threat of Tuberculosis
CPR: Can’t Get It Out of Your Head
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

CPR: Can’t Get It Out of Your Head

Know current CPR guidelines and keep them top of mind to save lives.

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits
CancerHeart & Vascular HealthVascular HealthColorectal CancerHeart HealthMedications

Aspirin a Day? Know the Risks, Benefits

Your doctor can advise if aspirin can help you prevent stroke or heart attack.

Exercise and Sleep: Timing Is Everything
Fitness & ExerciseSleep

Exercise and Sleep: Timing Is Everything

Can’t sleep? Try working out — at just the right time.

Is Breast Reconstruction Right for You?
CancerBreast Cancer

Is Breast Reconstruction Right for You?

Restoring a natural look is the goal for many women.

A Simple Snore or Something More? Sleep Apnea and Snoring
10 Strategies for Better Sleep
Sleep

10 Strategies for Better Sleep

Try these tips to get to sleep and stay asleep.

It’s Clear: Nutrition Plays a Role in Healthy Skin
Diet & NutritionSkin Care

It’s Clear: Nutrition Plays a Role in Healthy Skin

You can slow the effects of aging skin and help lessen sun damage.

Speaking Up About Laryngitis
Heads Up

Speaking Up About Laryngitis

When you can’t talk, here’s what you can do.

Short Bowel Syndrome Shortchanges Nutrition
Digestive Health

Short Bowel Syndrome Shortchanges Nutrition

Your small intestine doesn’t adequately absorb nutrients from the food you eat.

Your Secret Weapon in Heart Health: Your Ob/Gyn
Alcohol Use Riskier for Women Than Men
Uniquely Female

Alcohol Use Riskier for Women Than Men

Alcohol takes longer to break down in women’s bodies than men’s, so health issues can occur sooner.

Are You Feeling Sleepy? Understanding Hypersomnia
Sleep

Are You Feeling Sleepy? Understanding Hypersomnia

Learn about the varieties of hypersomnias, including narcolepsy — their causes, symptoms and treatment.

Meningitis: How to Protect Your Family
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Meningitis: How to Protect Your Family

Know the warning signs of this potentially deadly, debilitating disease.

When Are Post-Workout Aches More Than a Pain?
Fitness & Exercise

When Are Post-Workout Aches More Than a Pain?

Are you “feeling the burn” too long after your workout? Beware of rhabdomyolysis.

What’s the Secret to a Healthy, Happy Marriage?
Diabetes and Depression: Are They Linked?
DiabetesEmotional Health

Diabetes and Depression: Are They Linked?

How – and why – the two may be connected.

You Knead to Relax
Bone & Joint HealthOsteoarthritisOsteoporosis

You Knead to Relax

How bones and joints benefit from massage.

How to Stop Eating Your Way Through Stress
Emotional HealthStress

How to Stop Eating Your Way Through Stress

You can overcome the emotional drive to eat.

Don’t Lose Sleep Over Allergies
SleepAllergies, Asthma and Lung HealthAllergies

Don’t Lose Sleep Over Allergies

Stuffy noses can lead to serious sleep issues.

Epidural Injections: Relief for Your Aching Back
Bone & Joint HealthBack and Spine Pain

Epidural Injections: Relief for Your Aching Back

When nothing else works, an injection could be the answer.

What You Need to Know About Managing Your Diabetes with Insulin
Diabetes

What You Need to Know About Managing Your Diabetes with Insulin

Injection or pump? Learn which may work best for you.

Coming to Terms with Anxiety
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Coming to Terms with Anxiety

Are you paralyzed by anxiety?

Gasping for Air? Could Be Pulmonary Fibrosis
Allergies, Asthma and Lung Health

Gasping for Air? Could Be Pulmonary Fibrosis

Treatments can lessen symptoms and improve your quality of life.

Mumps: Vaccine Is Your Best Defense
Infectious Disease

Mumps: Vaccine Is Your Best Defense

Avoid the “chipmunk look” with vaccination and good hygiene.

Does Alkaline Water Deserve the Buzz?
Diet & NutritionFitness & Exercise

Does Alkaline Water Deserve the Buzz?

Is it really better than other types of water?

The Gastroparesis-Diabetes Connection
DiabetesDigestive Health

The Gastroparesis-Diabetes Connection

Problems occur when food is digested too slowly.

Banish Those Annoying Age Spots for Good
Skin Care

Banish Those Annoying Age Spots for Good

Are those annoying spots on your hands broadcasting your age to the world?

Don’t Yawn the Day Away. Check Your Meds!
Sleep

Don’t Yawn the Day Away. Check Your Meds!

Has napping become your norm? Maybe this is why.

Try Yoga for a Healthier You
Fitness & Exercise

Try Yoga for a Healthier You

Find the “ahhh” in your “om.”

Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse

Regular check-ups are key to a full and active life.

Understanding Stomach Cancer
Cancer

Understanding Stomach Cancer

Early detection and treatment improves the chances of a successful outcome.

How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome
Heart & Vascular HealthUniquely FemaleStrokeHeart HealthMenopause

How to Beat Metabolic Syndrome

Avoid heart attack and stroke with healthy lifestyle choices. Your heart will thank you!

Is It Anxiety Disorder?
Emotional HealthAnxiety

Is It Anxiety Disorder?

Get important clues from how your fear affects your life.

How Do I Know if My Anxiety is Normal?
Emotional HealthAnxiety

How Do I Know if My Anxiety is Normal?

The difference is in your ability to keep functioning.

Which Is Better, Sugar or Sugar Substitutes? It’s Complicated
Diet & NutritionDiabetes

Which Is Better, Sugar or Sugar Substitutes? It’s Complicated

Are sugar substitutes a healthy alternative to real sugar, or are you just trading one vice for another?

‘Worst Headache’: When It’s Time for Emergency Care
Heads UpHeadaches

‘Worst Headache’: When It’s Time for Emergency Care

For your life’s sake, know and heed the signs of a burst brain aneurysm.

Keep the Beat and Prevent Strokes
Heart & Vascular HealthStrokeHeart Health

Keep the Beat and Prevent Strokes

What you need to know about atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) and lowering your risk for stroke.

Learn How to Reduce Your Stroke Risk
Stroke

Learn How to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Managing your health and making lifestyle changes can pay off.

Arteriovenous Malformation: Stroke of Bad Luck?
Stroke

Arteriovenous Malformation: Stroke of Bad Luck?

This tangled web of blood vessels is treatable.

Go for the Flow to Prevent Clogged Neck Arteries and Stroke
The Itch ‘Down There’: Vaginal Yeast Infections
Uniquely FemaleBladder & Pelvic Health

The Itch ‘Down There’: Vaginal Yeast Infections

Get answers to 6 questions about this common but very bothersome condition.

Volunteering: Give – and Receive the Gift of Health
Thwarting the Infamous Stomach Bug Known as E. Coli
Digestive HealthInfectious Disease

Thwarting the Infamous Stomach Bug Known as E. Coli

Arm yourself for battle with knowledge and good hygiene.

Is a Collapsed Lung Making You Breathless?
Allergies, Asthma and Lung Health

Is a Collapsed Lung Making You Breathless?

Breathe easy when you know the facts and when it’s time for emergency care.

Drug Allergy or Side Effect? Why You Need to Know
How to Treat Your Joints Well and Lower Your Risk of Osteoarthritis
DiabetesBone & Joint HealthOsteoarthritis

How to Treat Your Joints Well and Lower Your Risk of Osteoarthritis

Some osteoarthritis risk factors may be out of your control, but good health practices can work in your favor.

Nailing a Treatment for Hammer Toe
Oral Cancer: Common, But Curable
Cancer

Oral Cancer: Common, But Curable

Learn how to reduce your risk of this preventable cancer.

Straight Talk About ALS
Heads UpBrain Health

Straight Talk About ALS

Research continues to find a cure.

Bed Bugs – Not Harmful, But What a Nuisance!
Your Family's Health

Bed Bugs – Not Harmful, But What a Nuisance!

Advice on what to do about these most unwelcome guests.

Keep Your Nails Looking Good – and Healthy
Skin Care

Keep Your Nails Looking Good – and Healthy

At home and at the salon, it pays to follow these tips.

How to Read Food Labels: Bite by Bite
Diet & Nutrition

How to Read Food Labels: Bite by Bite

Make healthier food choices by taking food labels one bite at a time.

Ups and Downs of a Ketogenic Diet
Heart & Vascular Health

Ups and Downs of a Ketogenic Diet

Why drastically reducing carbs is not the most effective solution to weight loss and cholesterol-lowering.

Can I Have a Drink? Alcohol and Your Diabetes
Diabetes

Can I Have a Drink? Alcohol and Your Diabetes

Discover whether you can drink safely with diabetes.

Why Being a Woman Raises ACL Risk
Fitness & ExerciseBone & Joint Health

Why Being a Woman Raises ACL Risk

And here’s what you can do to protect your knees.

Know Your Family, Know Your Risk
CancerBreast Cancer

Know Your Family, Know Your Risk

Take this quick quiz to see if you are at higher risk for breast cancer.

For Breast Cancer, Your Best Defense is Finding It Early
CancerBreast Cancer

For Breast Cancer, Your Best Defense is Finding It Early

Put the odds in your favor with regular screenings.

Am I at Risk for Breast Cancer?
CancerBreast CancerGynecologic Cancer

Am I at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Learn the risk factors you can change — and those you can’t.

Small Steps

Let There Be Light

Make sure you have plenty of light on stairways, in hallways and through major pathways in your house, especially from your bed to the bathroom.

Adult Nature Walk

Mar 26

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Eastwood MetroPark

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