Health Guides

dietary supplementsVitamin B12

Why is Vitamin B12 important? Vitamin B12 is needed to keep your blood cells healthy and is used by the body to make proteins like hormones and enzymes needed for … read more

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Lactose Intolerance

You probably know someone with lactose intolerance. Maybe that person is a family member, a friend, or you. It’s most common among Asian Americans, African Americans, individuals of Jewish descent, … read more

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Evaluating Health Information

The internet is a major source of information about health, but just because the information is published online doesn’t mean that it’s reliable. Sometimes a website that looks trustworthy is based on … read more

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High Cholesterol

There are a few things that can lead to high cholesterol: what you eat, how physically active you are, and your genetics. You can’t do anything to change your genetics, … read more

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships are an important part of life. You can have a healthy relationship with anyone in your life, including your family, friends and dating partners. Relationships take time, energy, … read more

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Self-Harm

Your teen years can be the most complicated time of your life. Some of the challenges include harder school work, changes in relationships, and changes in your body. Sometimes it … read more

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Reiki

Reiki is a combination of two Japanese words. Rei means “universal power” and Ki means “life force energy.” Practitioners of Reiki believe that life force energy flows through all living … read more

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Gonorrhea

Have you heard of “the clap,” or “a dose,” or “a drip”? These are all names for gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection, or STI, caused by bacteria. … read more

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