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Pineapple Smoothies

Serve this fruit-filled fresh drink for your summer deck party or try it for a special breakfast treat. 

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The Big Sting

Take this quiz to learn how to "bee" careful in the outdoors and avoid bee and wasp stings.

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On the Road Again

Taking time before your departure to plan ahead for possible medical emergencies and everyday health and medication needs is just as important as making plane and hotel reservations.

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Air Pollution and Anxiety

Are you anxious about pollution? Or are you anxious because of pollution? A new study explores the link between the two.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    This illness has existed for thousands of years. Learn more about Parkinson's disease by taking this quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

      MULTIMEDIA

      An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the form of a balloon that forms in a weakened area in the abdominal aorta, the largest blood vessel in the abdomen.

      The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says that older women should not take low doses of calcium and vitamin D supplements to help prevent fractures. The panel is still weighing what to recommend on higher supplement doses.