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“Supersized” Is Leading to Obesity

Obesity in the United States is common, serious, and costly. According to the Center for Disease Control, the prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015-2016. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer that are some …

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How Stress Affects Women’s Health

women's stress problems

Stress is a reaction to a change or a challenge. In the short term, stress can be helpful; it makes you more alert and gives you the energy to get things done. But long-term stress can lead to serious health problems. Women are more likely than men to report symptoms …

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Best Treatments for Painful Sunburns

How To Treat Sunburns

You enjoyed a day at the beach and now have a painful sunburn to show for it. What’s the best treatment for an unexpected sunburn? While nothing will completely take away the pain and redness, there are a variety of treatments that will relieve some of the discomfort you’re feeling. …

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Trouble Sleeping? Try These Tips

The average adult needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. But many women are not getting a good night’s rest. Some sleep problems affect women more or differently from men including: Insomnia. More than 1 in 4 women in the United States experience insomnia, or the inability to fall …

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Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals. You can help yourself and …

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