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Probiotics

However, there are products on the market today that contain various types of the “good bacteria”, or PROBIOTICS. Taking these supplements may help you maintain a healthy balance of intestinal microorganisms that promote digestion and prevent the discomfort of intestinal distress.


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Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

Health Tip of the Day

How to Protect Your Voice

  • Break the throat-clearing habit. Instead, swallow twice to help move mucus along.

  • Improve your air quality. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke and other sources of pollution.

  • Stay hydrated. Try taking small sips of water throughout the day to keep the mucus from building up.

  • Turn the volume down. If you're prone to temporary hoarseness, you may be talking too loudly.

  • Use a cool-mist humidifier to keep the air moist. A steamy shower also will give you warm, moist air to breathe.

  • Know when to visit the doctor. If hoarseness lasts more than two weeks, or you experience a complete loss of your voice for more than a few days, call your doctor.

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Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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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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