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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 August 1, 2017
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It’s “gut check” month as our DIY Health tips focus on using a stability ball to strengthen your core, and digestive health. Read More
Posted July 29, 2017
Burn These Myths to Protect Your Skin
Our dermatologist has good news as we continue cutting through the myths and marketing: Some skin care products really work! Read More
Posted July 27, 2017
Burn These Myths to Protect Your Skin
A base tan will protect you from sun damage, right? Wrong. Burn these five sun safety myths and get some real protection. Read More
Posted July 11, 2017
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Runners and gym-goers don’t have a monopoly on fitness: the story of one woman’s decision to swap weights for pointe shoes. Read More
Posted July 3, 2017
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Our DIY Health experts help you prepare for vacation with a fun “playing card” workout and alcohol-free drinks. Read More
Posted June 9, 2017
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Don’t be that guy who only sees a doctor after a health fail. Be that guy who reads this article and takes Dr. Myers’ advice. Read More
Posted June 4, 2017
Our DIY Health experts are back to help you with interval training and tasty tips on staying hydrated. Read More

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