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How Much Do You Know About Preventing Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes is a devastating disease that can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other complications if it isn’t controlled. Find out how much you know about it by answering some true or false questions.

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How to Have a Healthier BBQ This Summer

Nothing beats cooking over a blazing hot fire. But if you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, grilling—with its fatty meats, heavy sauces, and tempting sides—can backfire. Make a few smart tweaks to make grilling healthier.

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Strengthen Your Social Ties as You Age

Strong social ties are just as important for older adults as they are for grade schoolers. Learn how to make and maintain stronger friendships later in life, and why it's so important.

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Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Women's Health
Women's 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.
    QUIZZES & RISK ASSESSMENTS

    True or false: Studies suggest that people who consume lots of antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin A, and carotenoids) from food sources have a lower cancer risk.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A seizure is caused by abnormal signals in the brain. One type of generalized seizure is the petit mal or absence seizure. A person having this type of seizure has only brief breaks of consciousness that may not be noticed. This video explains how a petit mal seizure occurs and what treatments are available.

      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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