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Health Library

  • Take Steps to Prevent Falls

    Take Steps to Prevent Falls

    One in five falls causes serious harm, such as a broken bone or head injury. Such injuries may make it difficult to do everyday activities, get around, or stay independent.

  • Colorectal Cancer Before Age 50: A Weighty Reason Rates Are Rising

    Colorectal Cancer Before Age 50: A Weighty Reason Rates Are Rising

    The incidence of colorectal cancer is on the rise among those younger than age 50. One likely culprit, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology, is America’s weight problem.

  • Should You Start Getting Mammograms Earlier?

    Should You Start Getting Mammograms Earlier?

    Screening mammograms are breast X-rays that can detect breast cancer before it causes symptoms. Experts agree that mammograms save lives. But there’s a difference of opinion about the best age to start getting them.

Wellness Center

Stay Awake Behind the Wheel

When you're behind the wheel, you may believe that you can stop yourself from falling asleep, but you can't. You may not even know you've dozed off.

Quizzes

Lips Quiz

Lips are for ... talking and smooching and eating. Yes, they're important, but do you know how to take good care of your lips? Take this quiz to find out.

Multimedia

Total Hip Replacement

When the hip joint is injured or develops arthritis, hip replacement surgery may be recommended. This video takes a closer look at hip arthritis and what to expect during hip replacement surgery.

Symptom Checker