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Where to Turn for Help

For many, the holidays are not always a joyous time — especially so for those affected by mental health conditions. Recognize the symptoms and know where to turn for help.

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Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety

Each year, thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital ER. Here are tips to help you find toys your children will enjoy and you know are safe.

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Common Cold Quiz

Do over-the-counter cold medicines cure a cold? Can bundling up prevent a cold? Find out how much you know about the common cold by taking this quiz.

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Are You Addicted to Shopping?

During the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, do you find you get a rush of out the big purchase? Could it mean you are addicted to shopping?

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
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.

    Anyone can get diarrhea. In fact, the typical American adult experiences diarrhea about 4 times a year. Most cases of diarrhea last a day or 2 and need no treatment. Find out more about this common digestive problem by taking this quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Lung cancer is a cancer that starts in the lungs. The major cause of lung cancer is smoking cigarettes. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer by taking this short assessment.


      Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

      Learning you have breast cancer can be overwhelming. Many women face hard decisions about their care. A new study indicates that having a strong social network may help women better cope with a breast cancer diagnosis.