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  • ‘Everyone did their job’
    She had a stroke. Here’s how fast action prevented disaster
  • ‘Rocked my family and my life’
    New treatment offers hope in prostate cancer diagnosis
  • The ABCs of the A1C
    Recognizing your diabetes risk by the numbers
  • Taking back control
    After bariatric surgery, he lost 113 pounds

5 things to know about the 2019 health insurance marketplace
Last year, more than 8.7 million Americans enrolled in a health insurance marketplace plan on Healthcare.gov. On Nov. 1, the marketplace opens for 2019 enrollment. Whether you plan to sign up for the first time or renew last year’s plan, here are som
Don’t let headaches ruin your life
Headaches may be one of the most common afflictions we share as humans. But beneath that everyday description lies a more complex web of disorders and causes.
Managing your health insurance dollars in 5 easy steps
Understanding your health plan options, knowing key terms and planning your medical needs are vital to making the best decisions.
MAKOplasty knee replacement surgery can change everything
Vietnam vet Bob Weiss, 77, had suffered knee problems off and on for over 30 years. Although various treatments worked for a while, the relief was only temporary and his knees resumed aching whenever he worked on his family farm.
6 smart things you can do to avoid packing on the pounds
It’s officially the season of cookies and candy canes, of sugarplums and savory pies. But a festive holiday spirit doesn’t mean you have to reach for your pants with the elastic waistband.
Fast action on heart attack can make all the difference
When it comes to a possible heart attack, far too many people ignore or try to ride out their pain. And it’s not worth the gamble.
New treatment helps patients get back to their lives quicker
Enjoying his family during the holiday season remained a top priority for William Deane Sr., a busy grandfather and great-grandfather. But the 73-year-old area resident had a lot going on last fall, including cancer treatment.
Many adults are not up-to-date on their shots
American adults are not getting their recommended vaccinations, putting themselves and others at risk of serious disease.
There’s no escaping germs, but you can keep them from spreading
Germs are literally everywhere. From your keyboard to your cellphone and from the bathroom to the kitchen, germs can exist on every surface. Here's how to protect yourself.