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Arthritis Can Strike Children

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

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Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
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Quiz: Botulism Quiz
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Health Tip of the Day

Keeping the End in Mind

If you start to think about skipping several workouts or eating decadent dinners and desserts, try to picture the end result in your mind. You're more likely to make healthier decisions if you visualize the consequences of your actions, says Jim Taylor, Ph.D., a sports psychologist in San Francisco.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.