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The ABCDs of Melanoma

This skin cancer disease can be deadly. The fair-skinned are most at risk. Report any suspicious moles.

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What is Obesity?

Examine what you know about obesity, BMI, and the serious risks of this epidemic.

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Playing Summer Safe With Asthma

Kids with asthma released to the joyful summertime can have a safe and playful season with your help. Here are some safe ideas for summer fun.

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Diet and Alzheimer's Disease

You already know diet can play a role in preventing heart disease and cancer. But did you know that certain foods also help your brain?

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Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it’s time to start managing your weight. The good news is that to lose weight, you don’t have to diet. But you may need to learn new skills. Find out how to lose weight safely and keep it off for good.
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Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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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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    Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that can range from mild to severe. It affects more than 1 million Americans, most of whom are women. Find out more about this autoimmune disease by taking the following quiz.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

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    Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction.

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      Sigmoidoscopy allows a doctor to examine the lower portion of your colon using a thin tube. It may be used to help diagnose certain intestinal problems that can cause symptoms such as constipation or diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Abnormal growths may also be detected. This video describes a sigmoidoscopy and how it may inform you about your colorectal health.

      Women today have more birth control options than ever before. The condom, the pill, the patch—to name just a few. In fact, more than three-quarters of sexually active women in the U.S. have tried at least three different methods of contraception.

         

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