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Medicine or Malarkey: Does being a “normal” weight mean you’re healthy?

First off, let’s acknowledge the obvious: The meaning of “normal” weight is not an exact…

Healthcare 101: What’s new with flu?

It’s that time of year again! Fall is sweeping in, bringing pumpkin spiced lattes, beautiful…

Medicine or Malarkey: Is being scared “good” for your health?

Picture this: You’re wandering through the narrow corridors of a rickety old house, listening to…

Does Green Mucus Mean You’re Sick?

You've probably heard the rumor that the color of your mucus can tell you whether…

How to Tell if Your Child Has Pink Eye

Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye is a common childhood problem, especially in the younger…

5 Creative Ways to Help Kids Enjoy Vegetables

There are many rites of passage in the lives of children. None may be more…