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Probable Dementia Is Associated with Unsafe Behaviors

Probable Dementia Is Associated with Unsafe Behaviors

Think a loved one has dementia? Get them checked out. They might be engaging in unsafe behaviors. more

Is Your Water Bottle Really BPA-Free?

Is Your Water Bottle Really BPA-Free?

That reusable BPA-free water bottle may need to take a trip through the dishwasher to actually be free of BPA. more

How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea

How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea

Traveler’s diarrhea can ruin your travels. Learn how to avoid it, and treat it, if it happens to you. more

Health Conditions that Can Interfere With Memory

Health Conditions that Can Interfere With Memory

Learn some medical conditions that can interfere with memory and thinking. more

How to Unclog Your Ears on a Plane

How to Unclog Your Ears on a Plane

Learn several ways to unclog your ears during a flight. more

Blood Pressure: How Low Should You Go?

Blood Pressure: How Low Should You Go?

A new study suggests that lowering systolic blood pressure well under the current recommendations could further reduce heart disease and early death in many people with hypertension. more

Caution Regarding Compounded Hormones

Caution Regarding Compounded Hormones

Be cautious when considering compounded hormones like estrogen as part of hormone therapy to help with menopause symptoms and hot flashes. more

Are Saunas Really Good for Your Health?

Are Saunas Really Good for Your Health?

Use a sauna only if you find it relaxing and enjoyable, not as a health cure or as a substitute for exercise. more

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

Learn how to treat and prevent ingrown toenails. more

Staying Healthy with Hand Sanitizers

Staying Healthy with Hand Sanitizers

Soap and water is still the best method for cleaning your hands. When soap is not available, alcohol-based hand sanitizers are the next best thing. more