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ticks

How Ticks Find You and Spread Disease

Ticks carry germs that can cause a number of diseases, including Lyme disease. If you spend time outdoors, be wary of ticks, whether you’re hiking in a forest or simply relaxing on your lawn.

fireworks

How To Treat and Prevent Burns -- and When To Seek Care

While the summer months bring fun, they can also be a time when injuries occur -- including burns.

rsv

RSV: A Common Virus That Can Spell Trouble For Some Kids

A virus that is common and not a big deal for most adults can create serious health issues for susceptible babies and kids.

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Top Reasons to Make Time for Well-Child Visits

You know it's important to take your kids to well-child visits to keep them updated on immunizations, but those are far from the only benefits. There's plenty more to learn -- plus a chance to ask about what's on your mind.

allergy

Best Tips to Survive the Fall Ragweed Allergy Season

It’s that time of year again – drippy noses, watery eyes, congestion, coughing and sneezing due to fall seasonal allergies. Learn why ragweed pollen is so annoying to allergy sufferers and what you can do about it.

heat stroke

Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion: What You Need to Know

If you’re out in the hot, humid weather of summer, be watchful for heat-related illness. Heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion are brought on by heat, humidity and lack of hydration.

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Do You Have COPD? How to Tell

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also called COPD, is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases, primarily including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. How to tell if you have COPD.

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Ladies: Get Started on the Path to Your Best Possible Health

Single, married, a mother or not: if you’re a female, you have unique health and wellness needs. Learn which tests and screenings can help you maintain your health.

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