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Under 45? Stroke Can Happen to You
Stroke

Under 45? Stroke Can Happen to You

Think you’re too young to have a stroke? Think again.

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.

Control Stress, Control Your Stroke Risk
StrokeStress

Control Stress, Control Your Stroke Risk

Take care of yourself so you can take care of those who count on you.

Overcoming Setbacks With Depression or Anxiety
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.

Pool Chlorine: Can’t Live Without — How to Live With
Allergies, Asthma and Lung Health

Pool Chlorine: Can’t Live Without — How to Live With

And, by the way, the familiar “pool smell” is not chlorine.

Does My Little Girl Have Turner Syndrome?
Uniquely Female

Does My Little Girl Have Turner Syndrome?

This rare genetic disorder only affects females.

4 Ways to Live With a Heart Disease Diagnosis
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

4 Ways to Live With a Heart Disease Diagnosis

Team up with your health care provider to manage heart disease.

Is It Too Quiet To Sleep? A Little Noise Might Help
Sleep

Is It Too Quiet To Sleep? A Little Noise Might Help

Sometimes, things can be too quiet for you to get to sleep.

Psoriasis: Is This Chronic Skin Condition Curable or Controllable?
Skin Care

Psoriasis: Is This Chronic Skin Condition Curable or Controllable?

Seeing silver scales on your skin? You’re not alone.

Diabetes Support Groups: There’s Strength in Numbers
Diabetes

Diabetes Support Groups: There’s Strength in Numbers

Your best bet for managing diabetes? Getting support from others!

Speak Up to Reduce Childbirth Complications for Black Women
Baby on the WayLabor and Delivery

Speak Up to Reduce Childbirth Complications for Black Women

Being black and pregnant raises the risk of maternal death significantly.

Surgery’s Over? Breathe Deep for Healthy Lungs
Allergies, Asthma and Lung Health

Surgery’s Over? Breathe Deep for Healthy Lungs

Sure, it may hurt, but deep breathing and coughing prevent lung infections.

Vaccinations: Not Just for Kids!
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

Vaccinations: Not Just for Kids!

No matter your stage in life, vaccinations are important to prevent disease and stay healthy.

Avoid Overmedication and Serious Drug Interactions
Your Family's HealthMedications

Avoid Overmedication and Serious Drug Interactions

Take these four steps to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Do These Seizures Mean Epilepsy?
Heads UpBrain Health

Do These Seizures Mean Epilepsy?

Learn what can be done for this brain disorder affecting one in 26 Americans

Why to Quit Smoking Now — and How — for Your Heart Health
Heart & Vascular HealthHeart Health

Why to Quit Smoking Now — and How — for Your Heart Health

When you quit smoking, your risk for heart disease decreases immediately.

The Dollars and Sense of Infertility Treatment Costs
Getting PregnantInfertility

The Dollars and Sense of Infertility Treatment Costs

A quick guide to funding your infertility treatment.

The Adoption Option for Creating Your Family
Getting PregnantInfertility

The Adoption Option for Creating Your Family

It might be the best way to parenthood for you.

Is It Time Yet? When to See a Fertility Specialist
Nailing a Treatment for Hammer Toe
Dealing With the All-Too-Common Cold
Infectious Disease

Dealing With the All-Too-Common Cold

Learn effective ways to treat symptoms and lower your risk of catching a cold.

Is Drinking Coffee Good for You?
Diet & Nutrition

Is Drinking Coffee Good for You?

Experts say “drink up” – just not too much!

Know the Facts About High Blood Pressure
Surprise! That Chronic Pelvic Pain Might Be a Hernia
Birth Control Pills:  The Vascular Health Tradeoff
Once a C-Section, Always a C-Section? Not So!
Baby on the WayLabor and Delivery

Once a C-Section, Always a C-Section? Not So!

There’s more than one way to give birth, however you’ve done it before!

You Can Turn Prediabetes into Good News
Diabetes

You Can Turn Prediabetes into Good News

Consider this your wake-up call to make some healthy changes.

11 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
Emotional HealthDepressionStress

11 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues

When the world is red and green but you’re feeling blue, try these tips to get you through.

Playing It Safe: Preventing Youth Sports Injuries
Fitness & ExerciseYour Family's Health

Playing It Safe: Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Take common-sense steps to keep your young athlete in the game.

Nosebleeds — No Big Deal Or Cause For Concern?
Heads UpYour Family's Health

Nosebleeds — No Big Deal Or Cause For Concern?

Your mom was right — don’t pick your nose!

Surprising News About Your Appendix — And Appendicitis
Digestive Health

Surprising News About Your Appendix — And Appendicitis

Considered useless no more, your appendix may protect your immune system.

Hyperglycemia: Manage the Dangers of High Blood Sugar
Diabetes

Hyperglycemia: Manage the Dangers of High Blood Sugar

Diet, exercise and taking prescribed medicine are your best bets.

Baby Walkers: Boon For Development? Or Banned And Dangerous?
Baby CareSafe Baby

Baby Walkers: Boon For Development? Or Banned And Dangerous?

What every parent needs to know about baby walker safety.

It’s In the Blood: Understanding Leukemia
Cancer

It’s In the Blood: Understanding Leukemia

Survival rates have increased dramatically in 50 years.

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.

Are Opioids Safe For Young Injured Athletes?
Fitness & Exercise

Are Opioids Safe For Young Injured Athletes?

Over-the-counter medications may be the best option in most cases.

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
What’s Worse Than PMS? PMDD
Uniquely Female

What’s Worse Than PMS? PMDD

A healthy diet and regular exercise can help lessen the symptoms of PMDD.

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.

Picking Up Your Baby 101
Baby Care

Picking Up Your Baby 101

Love your baby and your back with these tips to help reduce the pain of parenting.

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.

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.

Your Voice: Music to Your Unborn Baby’s Ears
Baby on the WayPrenatal Care

Your Voice: Music to Your Unborn Baby’s Ears

The sounds of everyday life can help prepare your baby for life in the world.

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.

One Small Gland Can Disrupt Baby-making Plans
What’s Your Exercise Prescription for Fertility?
Getting PregnantInfertility

What’s Your Exercise Prescription for Fertility?

The right amount of exercise can improve your fertility.

10 Tips for Baby’s Safe Sleep on the Road
Baby CareSafe Baby

10 Tips for Baby’s Safe Sleep on the Road

Safe sleep practices never take a holiday

A Safe “Nighty-Night” for Twins (and Other Multiples)
Baby CareSafe Baby

A Safe “Nighty-Night” for Twins (and Other Multiples)

A safe night’s sleep starts with having separate beds for your babies.

Are Mesh Crib Bumpers Safe?
Baby CareSafe Baby

Are Mesh Crib Bumpers Safe?

Keep your infant safe by giving all bumpers the bump!

It Really Is That Simple: Follow the ABCs of Safe Sleep for Your Baby
Baby CareSafe Baby

It Really Is That Simple: Follow the ABCs of Safe Sleep for Your Baby

To help your baby sleep safely, remember that less is more.

Sling Safety for Baby and You
Baby CareSafe Baby

Sling Safety for Baby and You

Safe babywearing starts with these easy tips.

The Best Gifts for a Safe Sleep Baby Shower
Baby CareSafe Baby

The Best Gifts for a Safe Sleep Baby Shower

Follow these do’s and don’ts when putting together your shopping list for the newborn.

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.

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?

A Midwife Might Be Right for You
Baby on the WayLabor and Delivery

A Midwife Might Be Right for You

What do you know about this life-long health partner?

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.

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45
Infectious DiseaseCancerGynecologic Cancer

HPV Vaccine Now Approved for Adults 27 to 45

Now’s your chance to get protection if you’re in this age group.

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.

Stair Safety: Raising Child Care to a New Level
Baby CareSafe Baby

Stair Safety: Raising Child Care to a New Level

Protect your child from falls by teaching her how to navigate stairs.

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.

How to Battle Sitting, the New Smoking
Fitness & Exercise

How to Battle Sitting, the New Smoking

Don’t let a desk job stop you from getting active to stay strong and de-stress.

Baby’s Home! Time For Some Serious Germ Fighting
Baby Care

Baby’s Home! Time For Some Serious Germ Fighting

Do you use a dish towel to dry baby bottles? Learn why air drying is better.

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.

Hemangioma: More Than a Birthmark
Heart & Vascular HealthYour Family's HealthVascular Health

Hemangioma: More Than a Birthmark

Prevent complications by closely monitoring growth and changes.

The Red Rash of Fifth Disease: Mostly Harmless, Except….
Infectious DiseaseYour Family's Health

The Red Rash of Fifth Disease: Mostly Harmless, Except….

It’s usually not harmful for children, but can be dangerous for pregnant women and their babies.

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.

Endometriosis: How She Needs Your Help
Uniquely FemaleEndometriosis

Endometriosis: How She Needs Your Help

Be the one who’s there for her when others don't understand.

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.

Is a Menstrual Cup Right for You?
Uniquely Female

Is a Menstrual Cup Right for You?

Bye-bye, tampons. Hello, cup.

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?

Budgeting for Baby
Baby on the Way

Budgeting for Baby

Get the bottom line on the cost of having a baby.

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.

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

Small Steps

Help Prevent Migraines.

Exercise, good sleep, avoiding caffeine and reducing stress all can help — and also reduce your stroke risk.

Kettering Centerville Kiwanis Race to Support Our Kids

May 27

9:00 AM

Christ United Methodist Church

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