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Allergy Rates Surprisingly Similar Across the U.S., Study Finds
However, young children in southern states suffer more than their peers in other regions
Sleep and the Sexes
The sleeping patterns of men and women can differ, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Half of all U.S. men admit to snoring, but only 36 percent of women. And half of American males say they would go to sleep earlier if they didn't have television or the Internet; 42 percent of females say this. About a fifth of men and about a third of women say they've used medication to help them get to sleep.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.