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8 Easy Health Habits

Squeeze in these easy little moves and you could add years to your life. Pack A Snack "You're bound to overeat at dinner if you don't have a mid-afternoon snack," says registered dietitian Keri Gans, author of The Small Change Diet.…

How to Start Working Out

Exercise can protect you from disease, slim your waistline and extend your lifespan. But doing it regularly is easier said than done. Work, stress, relationships and a lack of time can all stand in the way, which is why the vast majority of…

First Aid

Short animation explaining the basics of First Aid. By administering immediate care during an emergency, you can help an ill or injured person before EMS, Emergency Medical Services arrive. And you may be able to help save a life.…

5 Surprising Facts About Your Liver

Most people associate the liver with a night of heavy drinking, and you've probably joked at some point that your liver is working overtime. But this organ does much more than filter alcohol. In fact, it’s one of the most crucial organs in…

How To Tell If You Have Gastritis

Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining or mucosa. The inflammation may be caused by viral infection, alcohol, smoking, certain drugs, poisoned food, or stress. There are many forms of gastritis. Erosive gastritis can lead to…

Why Teenage Brains Are So Hard to Understand

When Frances Jensen’s eldest son, Andrew, reached high school, he underwent a transformation. Frances’s calm, predictable child changed his hair color from brown to black and started wearing bolder clothing. It felt as if he turned into an…