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Health Library

  • Can You Decrease Your Risk for Pelvic Floor Problems?

    Can You Decrease Your Risk for Pelvic Floor Problems?

    Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) affect millions of Americans. But you can take steps to lower your risk for these problems and keep Elvis as your main pelvis-related association.

  • When Should You Start Colon Cancer Screenings?

    When Should You Start Colon Cancer Screenings?

    Years ago, doctors may not have mentioned colorectal cancer prevention until a patient’s 50th birthday. But now, both the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and American Cancer Society (ACS) advise people with an average risk for colorectal cancer to begin regular screening at age 45. If you’re wondering why, here’s what you need to know.

  • Warning Signs Your Child Might Develop Adult Diabetes

    Warning Signs Your Child Might Develop Adult Diabetes

    It’s a well-known fact: Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for type 2 diabetes. But what if your little one is at a perfectly healthy weight? Are there other ways to predict if they might develop diabetes as an adult?

Wellness Center

Understanding the Teen Brain

Parents need to realize the rational part of a teen's brain isn't fully developed and won't be until he or she is 25 years old or so.

Quizzes

Sickle Cell Disease Quiz

Red blood cells are usually doughnut-shaped. In a person with sickle cell anemia, the red blood cells are shaped like a C--like a sickle.

Multimedia

Staying on Track with Your Weight-Loss Plan

Make food changes you can stick with long-term. Think about meals in advance, so you can shop, prepare, and package food for easy access.

Symptom Checker