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Products That Give Back for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and buying any of these products will help advance breast cancer research, promote awareness, or help patients in need.
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Get Moving With a LIT Workout That Is Easy on the Body

You can officially jump for joy—without, you know, actually needing to jump, which always seems to hurt your ankles, knees, hips and back. The five results-driven exercises here are of the joint-friendly low-impact training (or LIT) variety. “We designed LIT to focus on longevity,” says Taylor Norris, cofounder of the LIT Method gym in Los Angeles. “It helps correct posture, improve muscle imbalances and protect against injuries.” While the impact is light, the intensity is high—so you can boost your heart rate, build muscles and check “exercise” off today’s to-do list.
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Family Health Checklist: Sore Throats

Causes of sore throats, plus determining if it's strep, meds to take, information on tonsillectomies.
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Signs You’re at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and What You Can Do About It

Here are some of the factors that make you more  inclined to develop type 2 diabetes, plus tips on lifestyle and dietary changes that may significantly lower your risk.
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How to Treat Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains sound a lot alike—here's how to tell them apart.
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Simple Hacks to Holiday-Proof Your Diet

Try these real-world, real-women tricks to treating yourself, having fun—and still staying on track.
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The Pros' Latest Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

Health advice comes flying at us from all directions: Eat this, skip that, try this workout, take this vitamin. So what’s necessary, and what’s just noise? To help sort it out, these women—all breast health experts—shared what they do to protect themselves from breast cancer.
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What You Can Learn From My Genetic Testing

Knowledge is power—the power to seek better treatment, get earlier diagnoses and stop breast cancer in its tracks. Here’s what you can learn from a survivor.
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How to Manage 5 Common Eye Conditions

Here’s what to do when your kid (or you) comes home with one of these eye snafus.