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A woman taking her blood pressure with a digital readout. (Photo: iStock Photo)

Hypertension

Avoid Problems from High Blood Pressure A third of adults ages 40 to 59 have high blood pressure, or hypertension. So do nearly two-thirds of the population age 60 and older. That makes high blood pressure among the most common medical conditions in the United States.   It
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Black woman with flu and cold in bed holding an ice bag to her head. (Photo: Deposit Photos)

Flu Season

10 Simple Ways to Avoid the Flu Bug The holidays have come and gone and, as many of us go back to work and are again surrounded by sniffling and coughing people, giving and receiving the “gift” that keeps on giving: The Flu. While it is important to remember that ‘tis
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Woman sittng at a table with a cup of coffee reading a magazine in front of a SAD light box. (Photo: Getty Images)

So SAD

Easy Treatments Can Help Lift Winter Blues For many people, the winter months bring a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is characterized by symptoms such as daily feelings of sadness or depression, lack of energy, problems with sleeping, moodiness,
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