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Fever in Children

In some young children, a high fever can cause a seizure. Know what to do and when to call the doctor if your child has a fever.

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Meningitis Quiz

Check your knowledge of this infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord.

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Intelligent Weight Loss

Do you eat breakfast? How do you manage food cravings? Do you exercise every day? Find out the habits of successful dieters here.

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Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    True or false: Men are more likely than women to contract gout?

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. Research has found that the risk of developing heart disease not only increases with the number of risk factors, but also with the level of severity of each risk factor. One of the ways you can help prevent heart disease is by knowing your risk factors. Learn more by participating in our Heart Disease Risk Factors Multimedia Interactive Program.

    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.

      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.

      A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case.

         

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