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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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Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
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

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes pain, swelling, and destruction of the joints.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.

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      When the hip joint is injured or develops arthritis, hip replacement surgery may be recommended. This video takes a closer look at hip arthritis and what to expect during hip replacement surgery.

      Suffering a heart attack is often a life-changing event. For a survivor, it may mean a lifestyle overhaul, such as exercising more and eating better. These changes can be hard to make – but are often crucial.