7 Ways to Promote Kids’ Healthy Body Image and Active Lifestyle

By Dr. Christine Wood, pediatrician and author of How to Get Kids to Eat Great and Love It Sponsored by USANA Health Sciences What foods are ideal for picky eaters?…

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Why You Should Organize Your Health Records

Keeping your or your loved ones’ medical records organized and readily available can be overwhelming. But it is an important task for the following reasons: It minimizes stress and saves…

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Understanding the Measles Outbreak

As you’ve probably heard by now, an outbreak of the measles virus has spread to more than 120 people. Last year, measles cases hit 644 in 23 separate outbreaks across…

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’Tis the Season: The Health Benefits of Giving Back

We all know that it’s better to give than receive. Obviously, whether it’s giving to charities, volunteering, giving a thoughtful gift or just offering emotional support, giving makes others feel…

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You Wanted To Know: When That Person You Love Won’t See the Doctor

On a periodic basis, I have patients come to my office who obviously don’t want to be there. Often a concerned spouse or loved one has dragged them there in…

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Kick Back and Relax This Summer – For Your Health!

Some of my best childhood memories come from summer break. Riding my bike with my friends, taking road trips with my family, building sandcastles on the beach – even just…

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How To Protect Yourself From Dengue Fever and Chikungunya

Many parts of the country have been seeing an extremely rainy May and June this year, which means mosquito season is upon us. They can be more than a nuisance…

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Allergens Hiding in Your Home

When springtime rolls around, outdoor allergens like grass and tree pollen get a whole lot of attention for making your nose run and your eyes itch. So it can be…

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Sharecare Top 5: Vaccination Myths

 Actress Jenny McCarthy made headlines when she publicly claimed vaccines caused her son’s autism and began spearheading an anti-vaccine campaign. Since then, vaccine safety has become hot source of debate….

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The Consequences of Health Conspiracies

Over several decades of working in medicine and on The Dr. Oz Show, I’ve heard a lot of medical conspiracy theories. And I certainly have a significant number of smart,…

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