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Heart-Healthy Recipes

Explore a variety of tasty recipes. Each recipe includes information about the serving size, calories, and nutrients.

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Stay Safe in Cold Weather

How do you know if someone has a dangerous drop in body temperature? Look for the "umbles"—stumbles, mumbles, fumbles, and grumbles.

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Cold, Flu, or Allergy?

You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it a cold, flu, or allergies? Learn to tell them apart so you can choose the best treatment.

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Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. Learn about depression symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.

Featured Tools

Rethinking Drinking — Do you enjoy a drink now and then? Take a look at your drinking habits to see if they might affect your health.

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This page last reviewed on Friday, December 19, 2014

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