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Houston-area resident reestablishes running career after total knee replacement surgery

In 2009 Tomball resident Carrie Rand started running and hiking to stay active, and it wasn’t long before she found herself competing in 5Ks, 10Ks and half-marathons around Houston. Unfortunately,…

It takes two: Battling a devastating lung disease

(BPT) – Theta Rone and her husband James have been together, side-by-side, through it all – from the grade school classroom to the birth of their two children. They’re the…

Home cleaning routines for allergy relief

Many people turn to nasal sprays and antihistamines to combat seasonal nasal allergies or hay fever, but keeping the home clean to combat allergens, pollen and dust mite debris is…

Survey Results Show Fewer Than Half of U.S. Women Taking Recommended Vitamins Prior to Pregnancy

Prenatal vitamins are an important part of pregnancy, supporting the health of both moms and babies. While the “dos” and “don’ts” of health and nutrition during pregnancy are familiar, it…

Why more Americans need to prioritize sleep

As you head to bed, you may be thinking, “Tomorrow’s going to be great.” It’s a new day and you probably have too much to do on your list, but…

Medicare Advantage: 20 years, 20 million people and 4 factors

In 1997, the federal government created the Medicare + Choice program — later renamed Medicare Advantage — to enhance consumer choice and more efficiently deliver Medicare benefits to older Americans.…

3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

3 activities to help you move safely after knee surgery

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More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation

Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness,…

Easy ways to lighten up your cookout

The mouthwatering taste of grilled foods, the indulgence of rich desserts and the joy of entertaining with family and friends — a cookout is always a crowd-pleaser, no matter the…

Shining a light on sarcoma

After a summer of healthy eating and exercise, Janice Nicewanner was on the road to better health when she noticed a small lump in her lower left abdomen. She assumed…

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