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  • Buteyko Breathing for Asthma: Help or Hype?

    Buteyko Breathing for Asthma: Help or Hype?

    The Buteyko breathing method is gaining traction as a natural treatment for asthma. Some fans of the method claim that it can reduce asthma symptoms by teaching people a more efficient pattern of breathing.

  • Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Good for You and Your Waistline?

    Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Good for You and Your Waistline?

    More people are choosing artificial sweeteners over sugar. Such sweeteners aim to tame your sweet tooth while helping you consume fewer calories. Yet recent research suggests these sugar substitutes may not be that good at helping you manage your weight.

  • How to Talk with Your Kids About Their Weight

    How to Talk with Your Kids About Their Weight

    As a parent, you’re always thinking about your kids’ health and well-being. But what if you’ve noticed your child is overweight? Here are three ways to help your son or daughter—without making your child feel self-conscious.

Wellness Center

Oatmeal Cookies

Try this tasty oatmeal treat.

Quizzes

Radon Gas Quiz

Radon is a gas that you can't see or smell, but is present in nearly all the air around us. Everyone breathes in radon every day, usually at low levels. People who inhale high levels of radon are at increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon is a problem in homes in which higher concentrations collect. Find out more about radon by taking this quiz.

Multimedia

EGD: Upper Endoscopy

An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose illnesses such as acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during the actual procedure, as well as its benefits, and any potential risks.

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