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The Scoop on Emotional Eating

Are you an emotional eater? Does stress, boredom, or celebration trigger a binge? Here are some strategies to derail emotional eating.

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All About Fever

Is it feed a fever and starve a cold? And when should you call a doctor for a child with a fever? With flu season in full swing, find out the facts on fevers.

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Chicken Noodle Soup Goes East

Here’s an Asian twist on a cold-weather favorite. Ginger, lemon grass, and snow peas send this soup in a new direction.

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Helping Your Heart Recover

Life after a heart attack can be hard. Cardiac rehab can help you recover, but too few people take advantage of it.

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Nutrition
Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited, often fatal disease of the body's mucus glands. It affects about 30,000 children and young adults in the United States, most of them descendants of people from northern Europe. Find out more about CF by taking this quiz.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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