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13 Surprising Facts About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery can reward you in countless ways. But myths persist about the surgery and about obesity itself. Here, bariatric and metabolic nurse specialist Karen Schulz, CNS, shares facts you should know about weight loss surgery. 1.…

What’s the Right Shoe to Avoid Ankle Sprains?

Who doesn’t dread that ankle injury or sprain that sidelines you for weeks — especially when you thrive on being active? It’s not surprising that people who run or work out regularly will try to prevent these painful injuries any way…

5 Signs of Hearing Loss You Shouldn’t Ignore

Do people seem to mumble or speak too softly much of the time? Do family members get tired of repeating themselves? If so, consider getting your hearing checked. Hearing aids can help — and they’re improving all the time. While they can’t…

23 Foods That Are Good For Your Skin

Your skin is a reflection of your overall health. If you’re healthy inside, you’re healthy outside. You can’t stop yourself from aging. But here are some foods I recommend that can help firm and protect your skin. Eat fish for firmer skin…

Can Stress Actually Make You Sick?

Nobody can lead an entirely worry-free life. And that’s OK. But can feelings of stress spiral into sickness? Here’s the upside of stress: While, anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling, it’s often what prompts us to act. For example, if layoffs…

What Easy Self-Exam Can Save a Young Man’s Life?

Young men lead busy lives. But making time for a simple exam once a month can be life-saving. Self-exams for testicular cancer should begin at age 15 and continue through age 35. Although testicular cancer is fairly rare — affecting about …