Go Nuts for a Healthy Heart

Make a heart-friendly choice by choosing to eat more nuts. There is clear scientific evidence that eating a diet rich in nuts and legumes — which includes beans, peanuts, lentils, almonds, walnuts and cashews — has wide ranging health benefits.

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Acetaminophen: How Can I Protect My Children?

Children can more easily be harmed by too much acetaminophen than adults. Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in many over-the-counter cold and fever medications, such as Tylenol, may cause liver damage and liver failure if taken in large than recommended doses or for a long time.

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What You Need to Know About Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs in the United States. It is used as a fever-reducer and as a pain reliever, and can be found in many common over-the-counter (OTC) products, including Tylenol, Alka-seltzer, Nyquil, and many cold and flu medicines. When used as directed, there is little danger. However, taking too much can have serious health consequences, and children in particular are at high risk.

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What’s the Deal with Keratin Treatments?

Have you ever gotten a keratin treatment? A Brazilian Blowout? Maybe you’ve heard that they make hair silky smooth and relaxed and cost about $400. Or maybe you’ve heard that they can cause cancer. But which is true?

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