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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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Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
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.
Women's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Did you know that untreated bunions may lead to arthritis? Take this quiz and find out how to take care of your feet.

    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.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Your lumbar spine, or low back, is made of five vertebrae separated by cushioning disks of cartilage. Degenerative conditions or trauma can damage a disk, allowing the material inside to bulge into the spinal canal. This video discusses the effects of this bulging or herniated disk.

      A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case.