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Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Persistent depressive disorder is a form of chronic depression that is milder than major depression. If left untreated it can develop into major depression.

Household Hazards: Staying Safe

Your home is your safe space away from all the safety hazards of daily life. But certain household substances and items can pose serious safety risks to your family.

Essential Oils and Your Health

Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.

Are You Healthy Enough to Fly?

If you are not fit to fly, don’t—the stresses of flying can lead to a host of medical problems.

Dental Erosion Prevention

Learn how to prevent dental erosion with seven simple steps.

Feeling SAD? Here's What You Need to Know

When the temperature and the time change, a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) sets in for many people. But you don't have to wait for the summer to stop feeling SAD.

How Safe Is Your Home?

How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?

Healthy Sense of Smell

The sense of smell not only can trigger intense emotions and memories, it can also be a lifesaver—for instance, when it recognizes that something is burning, gas is leaking, or food has spoiled.

Herniated Disc

Even a sneeze can rupture a disc in your back. Here’s what you need to know about a herniated disc.

Are You Healthy Enough to Fly?

If you are not fit to fly, don’t—the stresses of flying can lead to a host of medical problems.