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Picnic Potato Salad

Made with red potatoes and a rosemary vinaigrette, this mayonaise-free potato salad makes a great addition to any picnic basket. 

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Tattoos and Body Piercing Quiz

Do you know how to choose a reputable tattoo shop? What kinds of illness can stem from a body piercings? Test your knowledge about tattoos and piercing here.

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Strong Seniors: Exercise Ideas for Older Adults

Building activity into your later years helps you live longer and better.

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Strengthen Your Workout

By keeping your muscles strong, you can help slow down the natural loss of muscle mass. You may even add years to your life.

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Fitness
Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    True or false: In most cases of scoliosis, doctors cannot determine the cause.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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      A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also called a ministroke stroke, causes symptoms similar to those of a stroke. The difference is that TIAs don’t cause permanent brain damage. This video explains what happens during a TIA, what you should do if you have symptoms, and what treatment is available.

      Over the last decade, more Americans have been dismissing cancer screenings, including mammograms. Why? Experts suspect this drop may partly be because of the confusion surrounding screening guidelines.