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Care for the Caregiver

Planning ahead, getting help, and sharing responsibilities are keys to keeping balance as a caregiver.

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Enlightened Crab Cakes

Fresh crab, egg whites, peppers, and onions rolled in bread crumbs create this lighter version of crab cakes. Top with avocado sauce for a different twist.

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Invest in Your Health: Join a Gym

Make sure your money is well spent when selecting a gym. Find out what to pay attention to when choosing a club to meet your fitness goals.

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Time to Move On? 3 Signs You'd Be Happier With a New Job

Do your bad days at work outnumber your good days? If you wake up dreading your job, you might want to think about a change.

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Say It Out Loud! Reading Aloud Can Be a Memory Booster

A recent study finds that reading aloud can improve your chances of remembering it. 

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Artificial Intelligence: The Future and Your Health

Researchers found that several computer algorithms outperformed a group of pathologists in analyzing lymph tissue from breast cancer patients.

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Back and Neck Care
Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Men's Health
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

    Find out how much you know about the newest dietary guidelines and how they differ from the old food pyramid.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.


      The vertebrae in your spine are cushioned by soft disks. When one of the disks in your neck—the cervical area of your spine—ruptures, the result can be neck pain. Watch this video to find out the possible causes and recommended treatment.

      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.


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


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


        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.