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Prevention

  • Assess Your Goals Year-round
    If you set professional goals for yourself at the beginning of the year, don't forget to take a look at what you have and haven't accomplished as the year progresses.
  • Avoiding Fall Allergy Triggers
    If allergies bother you in the fall, you’re most likely sensitive to one or more molds, weeds, trees or grasses.
  • Avoiding Joint Injuries
    Common injuries include a twisted ankle, sprained wrist, overextended elbow and damaged knee ligaments. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent joint damage.
  • Babies Need 'Tummy Time'
    Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
  • Brush Up on Toothpaste
    Selecting toothpaste is largely a matter of personal preference, but all adults should use toothpaste containing fluoride.
  • Build Your Bones with Exercise
    You can help prevent osteoporosis by including enough calcium in your diet and exercising regularly.
  • Cancer Screening: Beating Your Fears for Good
    The good news is that being screened for cancer doesn't have to be a traumatic experience for anyone.
  • Childhood Immunizations: Get the Facts
    If you are the parent of a young child, you may be confused about the safety of immunizations.
  • Choose My Plate Shapes a Healthier Senior Diet
    It is important to control the portion size of even nutrient-rich foods to avoid consuming too many calories. Most people need fewer calories as they grow older and their activity level decreases.
  • Contraception: Many Options
    For a woman who wants to plan when she becomes pregnant, there are many choices.
  • Debunking 10 Aging Myths
    Many older Americans lead healthy, interesting, and productive lives well into their later years. But that’s not what we usually hear about.
  • Don't Take Your Eyes for Granted
    The number of people losing their vision is growing, yet experts say much of this vision loss could be prevented.
  • Drinking Water Quality and Safety
    With drinking water, it's important to consider not just the water itself, but how that water gets to you.
  • Drugs: Read Fine Print to Avoid Side Effects
    If you want to be fully informed, you should read the fine print connected with any drug that you intend to use.
  • Easy Ways You Can Safeguard Your Sight
    Every year, thousands of Americans injure their eyes or damage their vision. Follow these guidelines to help protect yourself and your family.