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Your Body

  • Male Menopause
    Male menopause is a condition caused when testosterone levels decrease in aging men.
  • Practicing Better Posture
    Good posture improves your appearance and reduces stress on muscles, joints and ligaments.
  • Pregnancy: What’s Normal … and What's Not
    Some pregnancy changes are caused by hormones. Others are caused by the pressure and weigh of your growing baby.
  • Preparing Your Daughter for Changes
    A young girl's first period should not happen out of nowhere; it should never be a complete surprise.
  • Q and A: Blood Sugar
    The purpose of blood sugar is to provide "food" for your body's cells. Glucose is the sugar that provides energy all cells in your body need.
  • Relaxation Techniques That Really Work
    To keep stress at a minimum and reduce its effects on your life, you need to find and practice healthy ways to manage it.
  • Say Goodbye to Dry Skin
    What can you do to avoid scratching and flaking your way through the winter months? Here are some tips to try.
  • Sound Advice on Hearing
    Nearly 30 million Americans have some form of hearing loss, including one of every three people ages 65 to 75. Yet just a fraction of us seek help. Here's why.
  • Special Foot Care for Diabetes
    It's not high blood sugar, heart disease, or stroke that most often puts people with diabetes in the hospital. It's their feet.
  • Sweet Dreams as You Age
    Older adults need about the same amount of sleep as younger adults: seven to nine hours per night, on average.
  • The Lowdown on Low Blood Pressure
    Doctors often consider chronically low blood pressure too low only if it drops suddenly or causes noticeable symptoms.
  • The Power of Meditation
    Meditation allows you to become more awake and more deliberate about your actions. It teaches you how to respond rather than react to situations in your life.
  • The Skinny on Skin
    The skin is your body's largest organ. It protects you against bacteria, viruses, dirt, wind, heat and cold. And it serves as a "window" to the body, alerting doctors when something is wrong.
  • Thirst and Dehydration
    The average adult has 10 to 12 gallons of water in his or her body, accounting for 60 percent of body weight. That water plays a critical role in nearly every bodily process. And being a quart or two low can affect how you feel.
  • This Doctor Solved the Riddle of Blood Circulation
    In 1616, when William Harvey announced that the heart propels blood and that blood circulates throughout the body, his findings were revolutionary.