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  • The Link Between Chronic Illness and Depression

    When you live with a chronic illness, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, or Parkinson’s disease, it’s natural to experience sadness, anger, or uncertainty about the future. But if these feelings persist and interfere with your daily functioning, depression may be responsible.

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  • High Blood Pressure: Beyond the Numbers

    In many ways, high blood pressure is a condition of facts and figures. But the numbers alone don't tell the whole story.

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  • PMS: What Do You Know?

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a range of monthly symptoms that starts 1 to 2 weeks before a woman's menstrual period. Most women have at least some PMS symptoms. Learn more about PMS by taking this quiz.

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Smoking Cessation
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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Men's Health
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

    They fascinate. They repel. Some pose a danger. Most are harmless. And whether they are seen as scary creatures or colorful curiosities, snakes play important environmental roles in the fragile ecosystems of the nation's wildlife areas.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      An upper endoscopy (EGD) is done to look at part of the digestive system. EGD helps diagnose conditions such as acid reflux and ulcers. Find out what to expect for your procedure.

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