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What to Know About the Zika Virus

In a relatively short amount of time, the Zika virus has become a household name, prompting worldwide concern and big ramifications. Images of infants born with a rare brain disease that causes a shrunken skull are going viral, while...

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How to Talk to Someone With Alzheimer’s Disease

When John Ellsworth was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013, he could already recognize his words just weren’t coming out right. The former marketing and design professional and avid gardener struggled to identify flowers and plants, and...

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Can You Really Learn to Like Healthy Foods?

Eating healthfully would be a whole lot easier if we were all born loving kale. Unfortunately, when it comes to adoring whole, healthy foods, the cards are stacked against us. You can largely blame your...

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Meal Planning Tips for People with Type 2 Diabetes

If you have diabetes, SparkPeople highly recommends that you work directly with a Registered Dietitian or Certified Diabetes Educator to receive comprehensive training in diabetes self-management. Together you can develop a diabetes meal plan based on...