Author: Maura Ammenheuser

new blood pressure guidelines November 17, 2017

New blood pressure guidelines: More people identified with hypertension

Revised guidelines on high blood pressure mean even more people will be considered "hypertensive."

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

kids embarrassed by me October 16, 2017

What to do when your kids are embarrassed by you

When your teenager is mortified by by your existence, don't be offended: It's normal.

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Teens

teen refuses to drive September 25, 2017

When your teen doesn’t want to learn to drive

Today's teenagers are more likely to delay getting a driver license. How to end the procrastination.

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Safety Teens

fibromyalgia September 22, 2017

Understanding chronic fibromyalgia pain

Fibromyalgia is a cluster of symptoms. Here's what to know about this mysterious condition.

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Brain & Memory Mental Health Sleep

Hyperemesis gravidarum September 19, 2017

Hyperemesis gravidarum: When morning sickness becomes extreme

Nausea is common in early pregnancy, but some women suffer from extreme morning sickness.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

benefits of walking September 5, 2017

10 surprising benefits of walking

Walking is good for your heart, lungs and waistline. But it offers mental health perks, too, that are less obvious.

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Aging Well Fitness Mental Health Prevention

teaching a teenager to drive June 28, 2017

5 tips for teaching teens to drive without losing your sanity

Keeping calm and starting slow are important. So are seat belts.

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Safety Teens

hydration for youth athletes June 20, 2017

Hydration for youth athletes: Keeping young athletes on the field

Know how much fluid young athletes need to stay hydrated during practice and games.

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Fitness

what to eat with salsa besides chips May 5, 2017

10 creative ways to use salsa

There are many ways to enjoy salsa besides putting it atop a heap of not-too-healthy tortilla chips.

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Nutrition