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Health & Wellness

This section offers information to help you stay healthy in mind and body — and better understand and manage health issues, from preventive care and everyday concerns to chronic illness and new treatments. In our posts, we also highlight the clinical expertise and research of physicians and other providers from across our networks.

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Posted April 21, 2017
A cigarette with the words "the last cigarette" on it
Your last cigarette is also your first step to better oral health. See how quitting benefits you over time. Read More
Posted April 13, 2017
Young African-American woman doctor talking with a young female patient in her office
Don’t base health decisions on headlines — get an expert view on the potential links between birth control and depression. Read More
Posted April 7, 2017
Parenting can create time challenges, so it’s important to focus on the health choices you (and your child!) have each day. Read More
Posted April 3, 2017
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To help your health efforts this month, let’s explore strength and balance training, along with a diet guided by MyPlate. Read More
Posted March 6, 2017
This month’s DIY Health is about bringing people together through recipes everyone can enjoy and partner-based exercise. Read More
Posted March 1, 2017
Autoimmune disease spelled out in Scrabble letters surrounded by pills
With autoimmune diseases like Hashimoto’s, medicine may help — but it doesn’t mean there won’t be challenges and bad days. Read More
Posted February 22, 2017
Happy mother and daughter brushing their teeth at home in the bathroom
As your child’s dental health needs change, know what to do at every age using the Children’s Dental Timeline. Read More

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