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  • 5 Steps to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

    5 Steps to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

    Does it seem like breast cancer is in the news a lot lately? Need helping sorting out the facts? Well, it’s true that breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among American women. And, unfortunately, some risks for this disease cannot be changed.

  • Food Labels Can Help You Make Heart-Healthy Choices

    Food Labels Can Help You Make Heart-Healthy Choices

    Do your heart a favor: Fix shortcomings in your diet by scanning both sides of food packages when you shop.

  • Black Mothers: How to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy and Beyond

    Black Mothers: How to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy and Beyond

    In the U.S., Black women are 3 times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women. This holds true across income brackets, geographic locations, and education levels. In fact, black women with at least a college education are 5.2 times more likely to die due to pregnancy-related reasons than white women with the same level of education.

Wellness Center

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Coronary Heart Disease

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Coronary Heart Disease

Omega-3s are a beneficial and essential form of fat, one that your body needs but can't make.

Quizzes

Foot Health Quiz

Most people would agree that it's no small problem when their feet ache. Yet foot problems and chronic pain often go ignored. Learning about foot care can help you recognize when to see a doctor for treatment.

Multimedia

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens within the eye that often occurs as a person ages. Although many cataracts develop without a known cause, long-term steroid use and diabetes are risk factors. Watch this video to find out what you can expect if you develop a cataract.

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