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High Blood Pressure and African Americans

The rate of high blood pressure in African Americans is among the highest of any ethnic group in the U.S. Learn why and find out how to change your lifestyle to lower your blood pressure.

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Help for the Holiday Blues

The holiday blues can range from mild sadness to severe depression, and they are often a normal reaction to life situations.

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Buying Guidelines for Safe and Fun Toys

Learn which toys make good gifts, and which toys to skip this holiday season.

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Going Gluten-Free

A growing number of U.S. adults have dropped gluten from their diet.

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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.
Orthopedics
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.
Older Adults
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

    Your doctor can't give you the best care if you don't say what's really going on. This true-false quiz will help you prepare for your next visit.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

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      Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.

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