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  • Early to Bed, Early to Rise a Wise Choice for People with Diabetes

    Early to Bed, Early to Rise a Wise Choice for People with Diabetes

    Forget the worm. A new study suggests that for people with type 2 diabetes, early birds get something even better: the health-boosting benefits of exercise.

  • Have a Heart-to-Heart with Your Doctor About Marijuana

    Have a Heart-to-Heart with Your Doctor About Marijuana

    Even though marijuana is now legal in some states, you may be hesitant to tell your healthcare provider if you use it. But here’s a reason why you should: Marijuana may not be safe for everyone. In fact, the American Heart Association is concerned that using it regularly may have a negative effect on your heart.

  • Have You Been Screened for a Common Cancer?

    Have You Been Screened for a Common Cancer?

    Many people don’t delay scheduling their health checks for breast cancer, cervical cancer, or other diseases. But when it comes to screenings for cancer of the colon and rectum, a lot of us procrastinate.

Wellness Center

For Women: Take This Risk to Heart

For Women: Take This Risk to Heart

Women often perceive heart disease as an older person's disease that need not concern them until menopause.

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

Prostate Biopsy

A prostate biopsy is when a tiny sample of tissue is taken from the prostate gland and checked for cancer. Find out when you may need one, and how it’s done.

Symptom Checker