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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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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.
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Answer this one: In most forms of glaucoma, what damages the optic nerve?

    When a person is attempting to have a baby, fertile times become an important factor. Using information about your cycles will help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    More than 4 million babies will be born in the United States this year alone. Now, more than ever, mothers-to-be have access to current information, advanced technologies, and skilled medical personnel. The Healthy Pregnancy Guide provides an individualized tool to help plan for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth. With medical information and practical tips, you will be well-prepared to recognize the changes that are in store for you and your baby.

    This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.

      MULTIMEDIA

      People with diabetes may develop eye problems such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this video, you'll find out more about these problems and what you can do to prevent them. The best approach is good control of your blood sugar levels. You should also have a yearly eye exam.

      Women who use birth control products that contain a combination of estrogen and progestin may double their risk for heart attack and stroke.

         

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