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Health Library

  • Women: Midlife Isn’t Too Late to Slash Stroke Risk

    Women: Midlife Isn’t Too Late to Slash Stroke Risk

    Ask women their health fears, and breast cancer often tops the list. But twice as many will eventually succumb to stroke. Each year, more women than men die of stroke. What’s more, strokes are the leading cause of preventable disability in the U.S.

  • Get the Flax: Tiny Seeds with Huge Health Rewards

    Get the Flax: Tiny Seeds with Huge Health Rewards

    Flaxseeds might sound a little like shape-shifting secret agents—but in fact, they’re key allies in your quest for better health. Here’s how products containing flaxseeds and their extracts can benefit your heart, brain, and more.

  • How to Take Inflammation Off Your Plate

    How to Take Inflammation Off Your Plate

    Chronic inflammation. It’s a common villain in a host of health problems—from heart disease, diabetes, and obesity to cancer and dementia. And although all inflammation isn’t bad—it’s our body’s natural response to infection or injury—it can damage healthy cells when the immune system misfires and begins to attack the body.

Wellness Center

OTC Meds and Work: Not Always a Great Combination

You may not realize that common over-the-counter medicines can cause side effects that can jeopardize your health and your ability to perform everyday activities.

Quizzes

West Nile Virus Quiz

Answer this one: West Nile virus belongs to a group of viruses known as flaviviruses. How are these viruses spread?

Multimedia

Step-by-Step: Using an Inhaler with a Spacer

This video shows the steps for using an inhaler.

Symptom Checker