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These vaccines may also protect your heart

These vaccines may also protect your heart

Vaccinations not only protect against virus-caused diseases such as COVID-19, flu and shingles, but also reduce the risk of heart problems and stroke, according to recent research.

Unlocking the health benefits of turkey

Unlocking the health benefits of turkey

Turkey can be more than just a holiday treat. Learn more about turkey’s nutritional benefits.

blood pressure

Study highlights the dangers of incorrectly sized blood pressure cuffs

Did you know that accurate blood pressure readings depend on well-fitted cuffs? Too small, and you risk high readings. Too large, and hypertension might go undetected

What is healthy sleep, and who’s at risk of not getting it?

What is healthy sleep, and who’s at risk of not getting it?

Are you the one in three adults who doesn't get the necessary 7-9 hours of sleep each night? Good sleep hygiene can help improve your sleep, but social determinants, like income and neighborhood environments, can affect your sleep quality. Learn what kind of sleep you need and how to get it.

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