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  • Get the Scoop on PMS

    Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is a group of physical and emotional symptoms many women may have in the days before their period starts. Find out more about preventing and treating PMS.

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  • Are You at Risk for GERD?

    Most people have heartburn every now and then. But when you get heartburn often or regularly, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Answer a few questions to assess your risk.

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  • Read This Before Starting a New Exercise Routine

    It’s always important to talk with your healthcare provider before starting an exercise program. This is especially true if you currently have certain health issues.

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Nutrition
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.
Pregnancy & Newborns
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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

    The last time you visited your doctor for an illness, he or she might have ordered a CBC test to help determine the diagnosis. CBC stands for complete blood count, but what does that mean? And what do all those numbers on the result sheet mean? Find out by taking this quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A sprain is a tear in a ligament that happens when it’s stretched too hard. A sprain is treated with a sling, elastic bandage, splint, or cast.

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