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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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Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Germs: We find them everywhere— or they find us. It seems we can't avoid them. We spend a lot of time worrying about picking them up, sharing them, and losing them. But what do we really know about germs? Take this quiz to find out.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. Experts don’t know the exact causes of breast cancer, but research has shown that certain factors increase a woman's chances of getting this disease. Although some women are at higher risk, the fact is, all women are at risk for breast cancer. Learn more by participating in our Breast Cancer Risk Factors Multimedia Interactive Program.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

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      This condition occurs when pressure is put on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. This video explains the condition, including its symptoms and possible treatment.

      As your body's largest organ, your skin is a master multitasker. It keeps fluids in, preventing dehydration. It regulates body temperature. It senses external stimuli, such as pain. It produces vitamin D from sunlight.

         

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