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Sam Wyche was an NFL coach — and a heart recipient at age 71. Take a tip from Coach Wyche: You’ve got a lot left to give. You can be a hero. Sign up online as an organ, eye, and tissue donor.
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Physical activity can be fun for the whole family! Here are some easy ways to get everyone moving this :
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Hearing loss from noise typically develops slowly over time, so it is important to form healthy hearing habits early. Find more tips ➡
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Rolling out the grill for ? 🍔 Remember the four steps to cooking success: clean, separate, cook and chill. Learn more ➡ .
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Shopping for a summer gathering? Don’t forget to pick up a food thermometer! Protect yourself and guests from this summer with these tips:
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The 5 seconds it takes to send or read a text message is long enough to cover a football field while driving at 55 mph. If you're traveling by car this , keep your eyes off your phone and on the road.
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: From 1999 to 2015, cancer deaths decreased by an average of 1.8 percent/year for men, and 1.4 percent/year for women. Find more stats in the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, released this week by :
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: There are five standard drinks in a regular-sized (750 ml) bottle of wine. Check out more facts and tools from on drink sizes, alcohol content, and calorie counts:
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The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Protect yourself this :
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In honor of , join experts from and at 11 am today for a Facebook Live on brain and spine tumor research, clinical trials, and more:
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is almost here! Whether you're heading to the beach or the backyard, use these tips to keep your family safe and healthy.
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High prescription drug prices are a tremendous burden for too many Americans. Last week, laid out our vision to bring down prices and put American Patients First.
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Grocery shopping for ? Prevent cross-contamination by keeping raw meat and poultry away from other food in your cart and shopping bags.
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is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. Although it can't be cured, you can control your asthma:
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HHS.gov May 24
Spending time outdoors can be a good thing, but too much time in the sun isn't. Protect yourself: Stay in the shade, wear protective clothing, and apply (and re-apply) sunscreen that's SPF 15 or higher.
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HHS.gov May 23
Born 1945-1965? recommends you get tested for - it can save your life! Here's why ➡
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HHS.gov May 23
Going out of town this weekend? Millions of people are infected each year with viruses like , dengue, and chikungunya after mosquito bites. Protect yourself by wearing EPA-registered insect repellent:
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HHS.gov May 23
Suzanne Wronsky's mother lost many years of her life to Alzheimer's disease. In the search for treatments, Suzanne makes the case that we not only need innovation, but affordability. Her story:
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Make sure you and your hard-shelled friends stay healthy! 🐢 Follow these tips to stay safe when handling and caring for turtles:
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