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  • Blue Zones: Eating to Reach Age 100

    Blue Zones: Eating to Reach Age 100

    Blue zones refers to places around the globe where people are much more likely to live to age 100, compared with the average American. They tend to stay healthier as they get older, too. Many make it to ripe old ages without developing heart problems, diabetes, obesity, or cancer.

  • Want a Healthy Pregnancy? Go Mediterranean

    Want a Healthy Pregnancy? Go Mediterranean

    Lentils, eggplant, extra-virgin olive oil. They may not be typical pregnancy cravings, but they should be on your grocery list. In several new studies, researchers suggest a delicious, nutritious way to increase your chances of a healthy delivery: eating a Mediterranean diet.

  • Help Your Child Thrive After Cancer

    Help Your Child Thrive After Cancer

    A child who has conquered cancer has much to look forward to. But as a parent, you know challenges still lie ahead. Here's help.

Wellness Center

Your Child's Allergies: Dust Mites

Detailed information on dust mite allergens.

Quizzes

Immunization Quiz

You can fight off an infectious disease in one of two ways, by catching and surviving the disease or by getting a vaccine, which prevents you from catching it.

Multimedia

Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Treatment

Because rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can damage the joints and cause chronic pain and loss of function, it is important to detect and treat this disease as early as possible. Effective treatment and self-care can control symptoms and limit joint damage. This video takes a look at the variety of therapies available.

Symptom Checker