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    Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk.

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  • Untangling Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that often occur in the legs. They can be uncomfortable, but are they serious? And what can you do about them?

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  • How to Handle a Child's Tick Bite

    A bite from a tick can be scary. After all, they can cause Lyme disease and other health problems. But by staying calm and knowing some basic first aid, you can help your child overcome the fear and stress of a bite.

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