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While there is a huge variety of conditions people can be diagnosed with, arthritis is one of the most common. A lowball estimate shows that about 54 million Americans have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Despite it being so common, many people still do not fully understand this condition. Let's take a look at a few key facts everyone should know about arthritis.

Halloween is one of the most exciting nights for kids. From picking out their costume to going trick-or-treating, this spooky holiday is full of fun. But to ensure kids stay as safe as possible this Halloween, let's take a look at a few simple safety tips.

With flu season upon us, more and more people are going to become concerned with catching the flu. Having the flu can not only be miserable and take you out of work or school for a few days, but it can also be really dangerous. Most cases of the flu can be treated at home. But when should you see a doctor for the flu?

While end-of-October festivities bring excitement to children and adults alike, Halloween celebrations pose unique dangers. Trick-or-treating, attending Halloween parties, and even wearing costumes can all be risky without proper safety precautions.

 

Back to school season is over, but cold and flu season has arrived. The first few months of school are often when kids get sick because they're exposed to a ton of new germs from other students. So how can parents help make sure their kids stay healthy?

 

There seem to be quick fixes for a lot of health problems -- x-ray services help detect broken bones, there are medicines for various ailments, and surgeries to help with severe problems. But when it comes to the flu, there sometimes seems like there's no end in sight.

Although the fall weather may be cooling down, fall sports are just starting to heat up. The fall season is full of a variety of sports, including cross country, soccer, volleyball, golf, football, tennis, and more.

If you're suffering from back pain, you're not alone: up to 69% of Americans say that low back pain affects their daily lives. Back and spinal problems are shockingly common, especially as people age, but that doesn't make them any less potentially serious.

While spring allergies tend to be the most common, allergy season doesn't end come fall. In fact, fall allergies are extremely common -- and they can make doing your favorite outdoor fall activities miserable. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths surrounding fall allergies that lead people astray. So let's bust a few common fall allergy myths.

Fall has finally arrived, and while many of us are excited for a break from the heat, the dreaded cold and flu season will be upon us in no time. And while getting sick isn't always avoidable, there are steps you can take to ensure you're as prepared as possible to fight off cold and flu viruses. So let's take a look at a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself this season.

Summer is ending, and it’s time to send the kids back to class. With a new environment comes exposure to new risks for your child’s health. Here are five tips to ensure your family has a great start to a healthy and productive year of learning.

At the end of summer, many families decide to go on vacations. And while vacations can be tons of fun, they also pose the risk of illness or injury as well. For example, running around on the beach could result in a sprained ankle -- 90% of which result from inward rolling of the ankle. But there's a more dangerous threat when traveling out of the country, which is illness or disease.

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