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  • Manage Your High Cholesterol with These Moves

    Manage Your High Cholesterol with These Moves

    Exercise does have the power to lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and increase HDL (“good”) cholesterol. Just remember this equation: aerobic activity + resistance training = boosted heart rate and better cholesterol levels.

  • Timing of Menopause Linked to Diet

    Timing of Menopause Linked to Diet

    Eating a lot of fish and legumes may help delay menopause. On the other hand, eating too many refined carbohydrates may help bring it on sooner.

  • Should You Use an App to Manage Your Diabetes?

    Should You Use an App to Manage Your Diabetes?

    An increasing array of smartphone apps for diabetes promises to help you keep tabs on your blood sugar readings and improve your health.

Wellness Center

Number of Kids Diagnosed with Autism Continues to Rise

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that, in 2014, one in 59 children were diagnosed with autism by age 8. That’s an increase from one in 68 in both 2010 and 2012.

Quizzes

Seizure Quiz

A seizure is an uncontrolled electrical discharge from brain cells that causes mental or physical symptoms. Epilepsy is a group of chronic conditions in which a person has unprovoked recurring seizures. Find out more about epilepsy and seizures by taking this quiz.

Multimedia

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease means that a large blood vessel in your neck is partly blocked. You may not have symptoms. But the condition is serious because it can lead to a stroke.

Symptom Checker