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At least once in a lifetime, almost everyone will experience a nosebleed. They are fairly common for adults and children, especially during dry winter months. Why do nosebleeds occur?
Losing weight is hard. Doing it alone, though, is even harder. When you choose to diet and exercise on your own, you are the only one to hold yourself accountable, which makes it easier to ease up on your health journey.
Food intolerances are very common. In fact, many people often confuse food intolerance with food allergies. However, they are different. Learn how to distinguish between the two.
Did you know that cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of death in women? Find out what changed and how you can help protect yourself or your family against it.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults in the United States. However, there are several steps you can take to lower your risk of heart disease. Lauren Havens, nurse practitioner with Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, shares her thoughts about thinking heart healthy, especially at a young age.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Early detection is key. Read FAQ about a new screening test you can do in the privacy of your own home.
Holidays can be particularly difficult, but adopting a healthy eating mindset is important throughout the entire year. Read on for tips on how to improve your approach to balanced, mindful nutrition.
Although often long and cold, winter in the Midwest can be beautiful. However, even when you are enjoying the snow-covered beauty, it is important to remember winter ice and snow increase the risk of falling for all ages.
The average teenager spends approximately nine hours per day looking at a screen, while younger children often spend up to six hours a day engaging with a screen. Technology has changed the way we live, interact and communicate — all of which has significant health consequences.
Setting up your appointment for your first pelvic exam can be nerve-wracking. Even though it’s the most accurate way to screen for cervical cancer and HPV, the uncertainty of what it all entails still may leave you with questions.
Football’s championship game is about more than what’s happening on the field. There are the commercials, the half-time show and the food. Score major points by bringing this hearty, healthy chili to your football party.
Midwesterners know how to make the most of winter. We skate, ski, sled and snowshoe our way through the coldest months of the year. But if those standard “S” sports are starting to feel a little stale, there are plenty of other options.