When you are feeling pain or pressure in your head, it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether you are experiencing a headache or a migraine. While some people use both terms interchangeably, they are actually two different issues, and knowing the difference can be important when it comes to faster relief and better treatments.
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There’s no way to avoid it, we all get stressed. Some stress can be good, and it can help motivate us to get things done. Even events that are highly stressful like getting a serious illness or losing your job can be a natural part of life. But when stress starts to make us feel down or anxious for more than several weeks or if it starts to keep us from doing things we love, it might be time to start thinking about stress management.
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While asthma can affect people of all ages, children with asthma have special concerns. Childhood asthma is one of the most common reasons that children visit doctors, miss days at school or are admitted to the hospital. But with proper management, children can be able to live a healthy, active life.

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You are not alone if you can’t imagine starting your day without a cup of coffee. But is this a healthy or harmful habit? Maybe your doctor told you to cut down on your caffeine intake. Learn more about cutting back on caffeine to help you live a healthier, happier life.
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Importance of taking care of heart health

Your heart beats about 2.5 billion times over your lifetime, pumpinging millions of gallons of blood to and from your entire body. Blood carries essential oxygen and nutrients and removes waste products. Your heart is a “vital organ,” meaning that if it stops, all essential functions in the body stop, some instantly.
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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is designated by the United States Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month. More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year.

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In the United States, approximately 1.2 million people are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). About one in seven of these people don’t know they have the virus. HIV was first identified in 1981, though it was infecting humans for much longer prior to 1981. 

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What is Diabetes?

Glucose is in your food and drinks and ideally gives your cells energy. Insulin is a hormone produced in your body to guide the glucose into your cells to provide that energy. Diabetes is a disease in which your glucose level (your blood sugar) becomes too high due to your body’s inability to make insulin or use it effectively. Without enough or any insulin, the glucose you ingest stays in your blood. 

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High blood pressure is known as the “silent killer.” People with high blood pressure usually have no warning signs or symptoms, so they don’t know they have it. All the while, it’s damaging vital organs in the body.

Your heart never stops working, pumping blood through your arteries to be carried throughout your whole body. The blood inside your arteries puts pressure on the walls of the arteries. This is called blood pressure. 

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It is summer and that means being outside, grilling burgers, eating potato salad and having pool parties. But summer fun also comes with burn treatment, increased cases of food poisoning, and pool-related accidents.

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