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Understanding Depression: Dysthymia vs. Major Depressive Disorder

To say that a person is depressed can mean a few different things. Some people casually (and maybe mistakenly) use it to refer to a low mood they might be experiencing that day. However, the clinical definition of depression refers to a low mood and other symptoms that persist for weeks, months, or even years.

Understanding How Strokes Impact Health

Strokes can be quite scary. While most strokes are not fatal, it’s important that we know the impact strokes have on overall health—including physical as well as mental health—what warning signs there are, and what new treatments have launched. Read the infographic below for more information.

Video: Are Superfoods Fact or Fiction?

The so-called superfoods, including kale, blueberries, açaí, and others, get a lot of media attention for being very rich sources of nutrients. But is there any truth to the term “superfood?” Watch the below video to find out.

Building Better Habits for Bone Health

Bones are one of the most interesting parts of the body. Lightweight yet strong, they provide both structure and flexibility, keep organs protected, and allow humans to be mobile. As we get older, bone health can degrade, making it all the more important to maintain a minimum level of strength and stability. Follow these tips culled

Video: How Stress Impacts Your Health

Stress is more than just a passing feeling. It affects both mind and body, and can persist long after the initial stressor has passed. To learn more about stress’s impact, and what to do about it, watch the video below:

Oral Health May Impact Overall Health. Here’s How.

When researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry crunched data on patient histories, they found that individuals who suffered from gum disease were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack as those who did not. This discovery cast a light on the interesting dependence oral health has on overall health. Let’s

How Stress Impacts Your Health

Stress isn’t just a passing feeling. Check out the infographic below to see the lasting impact stress can have on physical and mental health, and what we can do to minimize the negative effects.

How to Exercise Safely on Hot Days

With the weather warming up, it can be challenging to find a safe way to exercise that doesn’t expose you to the risks of heat exhaustion, sunstroke, and sunburn. Watch the video below for tips on how to keep up an exercise regimen in the hot months ahead—and as always, be sure to consult your

Understanding the Causes, Risks, and Prevention Tactics of Lung Disease

According to data from the CDC, lung disease is the third leading cause of death in the world. Given this enormous risk, we’ve put together the following infographic that lays out what you should understand, including stats, prevention tactics, and treatment options.

Understanding Women’s Health Issues

Women face a number of health issues that are unique to them, from the challenges of menstrual cycles and menopause to breast cancer and strokes. In honor of Women’s Health Week, here are some of the top issues women face and resources on how to address them.