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If your healthcare provider says that your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level is too low, take heart. There are steps you can take to improve this “good” cholesterol—and boost your cardiovascular health. Here’s some information you can use to begin discussing a plan with your provider.
You’re pregnant. Once you processed that stunning fact, one question probably jumped straight to the top of your mind: Now what?
Brushing your teeth, charging your phone, drinking water. After an HIV diagnosis, there’s one more task to add to your daily to-do list: taking your medicine on time.
Even if you tend to fib about your age, your skin may still give it away. That’s because your skin’s appearance changes as you get older. For example, your skin loses fat, which makes it appear thinner and less smooth. Your veins become more visible. If you get a cut or wound, it might take longer to heal. And lifelong habits, such as smoking and tanning, start to take a toll. Read on for some additional ways aging affects your skin.
Managing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) doesn’t end with a medicine and treatment plan. Although your child or teen with ADHD may be thriving at home, in school, and with friends, they need ongoing care to live well with the condition.
Going high tech with your exercise routine might mean pedaling on a connected bike, working out virtually with a trainer, or using a smart watch to help get in shape.
Eating right is a crucial part of managing your weight. Yet there’s a lot of misinformation about exactly what that entails. If you fall for the myths, you could be sabotaging your weight loss or even risking your health. Luckily, by knowing what to watch out for, you can avoid these missteps and keep your weight-loss plan on track.
A breast cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming and scary. But every day, scientists make progress on helping patients live longer—and better.
All medicines have certain risks and benefits, but some aren’t safe to use when you’re pregnant. And each woman’s situation is different. Before you start—or stop—taking any over-the-counter, herbal, or prescription medicine, it’s important to talk with your healthcare provider.
Research shows that many people don’t know about other lifestyle factors that can affect their risk of developing the disease. Here are three you should know about and what you can do to reduce your cancer risk.
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