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Diagnoses of early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s are on the rise

As diagnosis rates for early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease rise, it’s important to understand the impact on those afflicted, as well as their caregivers. Here’s what you need to know.

Fighting stigma in mental health

It’s not “crazy” or “emotional.” It’s life. Let’s break the pattern.

Get fit with LIIT

A work out doesn’t have to be super intense or scary. You can turn any workout into low intensity interval training.

Let’s quit smoking—together

We can help you with one bad habit that's bad for your health and your bank account: smoking.

Taking care of men’s health

With a few lifestyle changes, men can drastically reduce their risk of experiencing several life threatening conditions.

Preventing America’s leading cause of death

America has a heart condition and needs help. Each year, heart disease is the cause of one out of every four deaths in America. Read how you can take charge of your health and take care of the heart that takes care of you.

Shedding unhealthy pounds

Today, more than two-thirds of adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Too much weight can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and more.

A silent killer: Radon in the home

It’s tasteless, odorless, and invisible. And it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer. Here’s what you need to know about radon, and what to do about it.

Sneaky sugar

Even healthy foods have a surprising amount of sugar.

Stop cervical cancer before it starts

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 14,000 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2021, and more than 4,200 women will die from cervical cancer.

What “eating healthy” really means

Exercise and healthy eating are the go-to prescription for weight loss, preventing heart disease and most cancers, and even for good mental health. But what does “eating healthy” really mean? Skip the diet trends and focus on the basics. Here’s your easy guide to healthy foods.

Your prescription for making informed decisions at the pharmacy

Who doesn’t want to get a good deal? It doesn't matter if you're shopping for a car or grabbing groceries. Getting the best value matters. The same is true when buying prescription drugs.

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