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What Do You Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

February is AMD Awareness Month. Find out more about this eye disease by taking the quiz.

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A Woman's Guide to Beating Heart Disease

Did you know that 5 times more women die from heart attacks than from breast cancer? And that more women than men die of heart disease each year? Find out what you can do to lower your risk.

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A Child's First Dental Visit

Your child's first trip to the dentist can be daunting for both the parent and the child. Experts recommend taking your child to the dentist before age 1 to help him or her get acquainted with the dentist and the setting.

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Too Much TV Time?

For every hour of TV you watch, you may well be shaving years off your life. A recent study linked too much television to some of the most common causes of death.

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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.
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    Every year, millions of Americans roll up their sleeves to donate blood, helping accident victims, surgical patient and others in need. How much do you know about blood transfusions? Take this multiple-choice test and find out.

    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.

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    Recognizing the symptoms of stress in your life is one step toward managing it. This assessment will help you learn your particular stress symptoms.

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      Labor differs from woman to woman and from pregnancy to pregnancy, but common signs and symptoms can let you know when it is starting. Contractions that increase in strength and frequency are a sure sign you are in true labor. This video discusses the three stages of labor and delivery, as well as types of delivery.

      Genetics can play a role in whether you develop certain diseases. Think heart disease. Your risk for this condition is higher if you have a family history of it. A new study suggests that genetics may also up the risk for chronic pancreatitis in some

         

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