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Tips for Former Smokers: Things to Do After Quitting Smoking

Snuffed out your last cigarette years ago? Great! You did something wonderful for your health by quitting. But you should know that you can’t put...

Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Approximately 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain -- a result of both sedentary and extremely active lifestyles. Stretches help to ease the pain...

Four Side Effects of Dehydration

Do you know all the effects of dehydration on the body? It’s important that you drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day. Drinking...

What Causes Cold Hands and Feet Symptoms?

Each person’s natural response to temperature changes is different. For example, what feels pleasantly cool to one person may feel unpleasantly cold to another...

Symptoms of Celiac Disease

Gluten-free foods are trendy right now, but those with Celiac disease have higher than normal levels of antibodies, or infection-fighting cells, that attack gluten....

2018 Hepatitis A Outbreak in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified an outbreak of hepatitis A in several counties, including Jefferson County. It is recommended that residents in Jefferson, Bullitt,...

Easy & Healthy Food Swaps for Weight Loss

If the eggnog and cookies you indulged in over the holidays left you feeling like you need the Jaws of Life to escape your...

Jicama vs. Potatoes Health Benefits

Jicama is a starchy root vegetable, like a potato or beet, and is known as the Mexican yam. They look similar, have the same...

Early Signs of Dementia

Distinguishing between normal memory loss and symptoms of dementia can be challenging. Here are some of the more common symptoms that are...

5 Supplements Men Should Take

The best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need is through food. In theory, a balanced diet should provide everything a man’s...

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How to Safely Wake a Sleepwalker

Should You Wake a Sleepwalker? As many as 15% of people occasionally walk in their sleep. This typically occurs in the first part of sleep,...

Spot the Signs of a Stroke

Would you be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke with a sense of urgency...

Can Your Thyroid Affect Your Mood?

Your thyroid (A butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck) produces thyroid hormone, which regulates, among other things, your body’s temperature, metabolism and heartbeat. Thyroid...