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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 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
Posted May 31, 2017
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Combining smoking and heavy drinking raises your risk of oral cancer. Protect your mouth by knowing the risks and symptoms. Read More
Posted May 16, 2017
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Touch, taste, sight, sound and smell — get creative with our mommy blogger’s suggestions to help wake your toddler’s senses. Read More
Posted May 12, 2017
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Is this meal healthy? Tips from someone who answers that question for patients with complex health and diet challenges. Read More
Posted May 1, 2017
DIY Health May
Our DIY Health experts’ visionary leadership can help you improve hand-eye coordination and nutrition for eye health. Read More
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

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