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Being able to drive helps older adults maintain their sense of independence. But you may worry about your loved one every time he or she gets behind the wheel. Did you know you can make small changes to an older person’s car that can enhance his or her safety?
Are you tired of the same old workout routine at home? Do you want to increase your exercise intensity? Here are a few tips to help you kick things up from the comfort of your living room, basement, or garage.
For years, high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, was diagnosed when blood pressure measured 140/90 mmHg or higher. But a new guideline lowered this number so that you can take steps to control your blood pressure earlier.
Your health is a priority, so you try to take good care of yourself. But some habits that you think are healthy may actually be harmful. Here’s how to avoid five common mistakes.
As a parent, you’re always thinking about your kids’ health and well-being. But what if you’ve noticed your child is overweight? Here are three ways to help your son or daughter—without making your child feel self-conscious.
When a migraine strikes, pain relief may be the only thing on your mind. Taking the right medicine may make a difference. Recent research suggests that many people who suffer from migraines may not be taking the best medicine to stop or prevent this type of headache.
You are more likely to survive a heart attack today than if you had one 20 years ago. That’s largely because of advancements in preventing and treating heart disease. But if you are a woman, you may still have a harder time recovering. A recent study found the first year after a heart attack may be especially critical for women.
The dangers of drinking alcohol and driving are well known. You can end up in jail—or worse, a deadly car crash. The effects of other drugs on driving—even prescription and over-the-counter medicines—aren’t as clear. A recent study suggests many people may not know that their medicines can make driving unsafe.
Depression is a serious illness. It can be hard to overcome without treatment, such as medicine and talk therapy. Yet you may be able to lower your risk for the disease. Three recent studies offer up some novel ways to do so.
Cardiac rehabilitation can improve your health after a heart attack or other heart problems. But too few people sign up for it, a recent study found.
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