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4 Ways to Improve Your Workout—and the Environment

Making small changes to your exercise routine can help you get a better workout while going green at the same time. It’s a win-win.

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Recipe: Mediterranean Diced Salad

Celebrate National Mediterranean Diet Month with this zesty salad made with chickpeas.

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Make Time for Well-Child Visits

Busy parents can have difficulty making time for medical appointments. But don't skip well-child visits: They are the time for vaccinations, important health screenings, a check of your child’s development, and for you to ask questions and voice concerns.

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Mental Health
Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    QUIZZES & RISK ASSESSMENTS

    Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and blood. It is characterized by the uncontrolled production of blood cells.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.

        TESTS & PROCEDURES

        Information on more than 370 topics, featuring illustrations designed to clarify complex anatomy and procedures.

        DISEASES & CONDITIONS

        Tap into this interactive encyclopedia for instant access to information on more than 835 diseases and conditions.

        FAMILY HEALTH

        Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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