Health Guides

Lactose Intolerance

You likely know someone with lactose intolerance. Perhaps that person is a family member, a friend, or you. Lactose intolerance is most common among Asian Americans, African Americans, individuals of … read more

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Coping with Loss

Loss is a part of life that becomes more common as you move out of childhood into your teenage years and adulthood. Losing someone or something important to you is … read more

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates, sometimes called “carbs”, are a source of energy found in grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods. Carbs supply your body with the glucose (sugar) it needs for energy. Extra … read more

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Meditation

Different forms of meditation have been used for thousands of years. Today, people meditate for reasons such as to relax and/or improve concentration. Others consider meditation to be a spiritual … read more

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Migraine Headaches

Most people have headaches once in a while, but not everyone gets the same type of headache and some people get more than one type of headache. Migraine headaches are … read more

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Mononucleosis

Have you ever heard of “the kissing disease”? Mononucleosis (pronounced mon-o-nuke-lee-o-sis, or “mono” for short) got this nickname because people can pass it through their saliva when they kiss. Kissing … read more

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Motorcycle Safety

Riding a motorcycle can be a fun and exciting experience, but it requires extra attention to safety.  Check out the road conditions, and be a smart driver by wearing protective … read more

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. One in thirteen children living in the United States has a diagnosed peanut … read more

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes skin cells to grow too quickly and build up, leaving thick, red, silvery, or scaly patches (plaques) on the surface of the … 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 things and is part … read more

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