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Medicine or Malarkey: Can being cold make you sick?

It’s time for a round of Old Wives Tales versus Science!

Health Care 101: Ten ideas for a more active (and memorable!) Thanksgiving

If your Thanksgiving is like most Americans’, it revolves around food.

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…