Author: Maura Ammenheuser

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

April 12, 2017

Recipe: Pesto Chicken Salad Pitas

Enjoy this Mediterranean-inspired chicken salad stuffed into a pita with your favorite veggies.

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Recipes

managing heart problems from cancer treatment February 21, 2017

The ABCDEs of caring for the heart during cancer treatment — and beyond

Cancer treatment can be hard on the heart. People dealing with cancer should talk through this checklist with their doctor.

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Cancer Heart & Vascular

February 1, 2017

Donated kidney wait list is not the only option

This woman's kidney transplant story demonstrates the need for more organ donors.

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