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School's Out! Teens and Summertime Work

Is your teen ready for work? It's a big step for many kids. And it can be tough to juggle sports, family, friends, leisure time, and work. Here are some things to think about and discuss with your teen.

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A Summer Sipper: Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer

Combine tart kiwi juice and fresh strawberries over ice and top them with seltzer. A refreshing drink to sip around the pool, or serve for a brunch on the patio.

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Summer Fun, Summer Sun

Quiz yourself on your sun sense before heading out into the elements.

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Psoriasis May Hit Men Harder

This skin condition affects men and women equally, but men tend to have worse symptoms.

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Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Pregnancy and Newborns
Pregnancy & Newborns
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.
Women's Health
Women's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
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    Dogs and cats and birds and hamsters. Snakes and guinea pigs and turtles. The family pet can be a source of joy and companionship, no matter what kind of animal it is. Sometimes, however, your favorite animal can be a source of illness. Learn more about pets and disease by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.

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      Having shoulder pain or problems lifting your arms over your head? You may have tendonitis or a tear in the muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place, called the rotator cuff. This video explains symptoms of this syndrome, possible treatments, and ways you can prevent shoulder injuries.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.