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Exercise for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Even if it’s difficult, you should still exercise when you have COPD. Here’s how.

Overview of Menopause

Menopause is a normal time of transition brought on by lower levels of estrogen that continue into the postmenopausal phase. Find out more.

Staying Healthy with Hand Sanitizers

Soap and water is still the best method for cleaning your hands. When soap is not available, alcohol-based hand sanitizers are the next best thing.

Meat Alternatives: Ingredients, Nutrition, and Environment

Fake meat is getting so good it’s fooling foodies, but is it healthy?

Risk Assessment for Heart Attack

Have you ever been confused about cardiovascular study findings? Learn how to assess your risk for a heart attack.

Potatoes: Health Myths and Facts

Are potatoes any better or worse than bread, rice, or other starchy grains?

Compression Stockings

A guide on compression stockings for both medical and non-medical use.

The Components of Healthy Lunches

A healthy lunch is the meal that fuels you through the afternoon and keeps your blood sugar stable so you won't have that afternoon crash. Learn to use the Healthy Plate model to build a lunch that incorporates all the food groups in the right proportions.

Research Connects Mediterranean Diet to Reduced Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Healthy diet and healthy vision go hand in hand. The Mediterranean diet offers research-approved nutrition for your eyes.

Hormonal Contraceptives and Weight

Learn the truth surrounding birth control pills and weight gain and other forms of hormonal contraceptives.