The number of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. has doubled in recent years. If you or someone you know is at risk for an opioid overdose, here's what you need to know about the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.
No time for exercise? Take a new approach: Get the recommended daily dose in short bursts of activity throughout the day.
This delicious eggplant dip pairs perfectly with pita bread.
Don’t feel guilty about snacking! Eating small, frequent meals can help you control your weight and stay fueled throughout the day. Just make sure your snacks—and those you serve your kids—are nutritious.
When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.
This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.
Walking with crutches takes some practice, but it’s not difficult. This video shows you how to use different gaits with your crutches, depending on whether you can put weight on the injured leg or foot.
Detailed information on sigmoidoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the digestive system.
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