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Planning ahead, getting help, and sharing responsibilities are keys to keeping balance as a caregiver.
Fresh crab, egg whites, peppers, and onions rolled in bread crumbs create this lighter version of crab cakes. Top with avocado sauce for a different twist.
Make sure your money is well spent when selecting a gym. Find out what to pay attention to when choosing a club to meet your fitness goals.
Do your bad days at work outnumber your good days? If you wake up dreading your job, you might want to think about a change.
A recent study finds that reading aloud can improve your chances of remembering it.
Researchers found that several computer algorithms outperformed a group of pathologists in analyzing lymph tissue from breast cancer patients.
Find out how much you know about the newest dietary guidelines and how they differ from the old food pyramid.
Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.
A spinal tap, also called lumbar puncture, is used to take a sample of the fluid from the spinal column to look for infection or bleeding. The most common reasons people need this procedure include severe headache, fever with a stiff neck or vomiting, or confusion. Watch this video to learn what happens during this procedure.
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.
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