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  • A plate with healthy food cut in the shape of a rabbit with a side cup of fruit

    Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health

    Good nutrition is one of the keys to a healthy life. You can improve your health by keeping a balanced…

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    Hyperparathyroidism occurs in your parathyroid glands and results in the production of too much parathyroid hormone and a lack of…

  • closeup of female hand holding variety of colorful pills on palm

    How to Get the Most From Your Medicine

    Knowing how to use both prescription and over-the-counter medicines properly can be the difference between feeling better or feeling…

  • female with hairy arm


    Hirsutism causes women to have excess hair on their face or body. It can have different causes, including genetics and…

  • Young woman wearing a mask to protect from getting H1N1 influenza

    H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza is a viral infection. It’s not the same as seasonal flu (influenza). The first outbreak occurred in 2009…

  • Group of girls having fun

    Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers

    Health insurance plans differ in terms of what they cover. All plans offered by the federal marketplace, however, must cover…

  • Young pregnant woman in bed with pills and a thermometer. Sick with the flu or a cold.

    Viral Infections During Pregnancy

    If you are pregnant, it’s important to take precautions against viral infections to protect you and your baby.

  • Open food diary next to a grapefruit, glass of water, and measuring tape

    Nutrition: Keeping a Food Diary

    A food diary is a daily log of what you eat and drink each day. The diary helps you and…

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    How to Take HIV Medicines

    If you don’t take your medicines just the way your doctor tells you to, your HIV might not be exposed…

  • Male patient holding a bloody tissue in one hand and medicine in the other hand

    Health Care Workers and Tuberculosis

    Health care workers are exposed to many diseases, including tuberculosis. They need to know how to prevent, recognize, and treat…

  • Choosing between a fork with greasy, cholesterol-rich food or a fork with fresh, healthy vegetables and fruits.

    Food Habits Survey

    To make healthy eating selections, it’s important to look at what you currently eat and drink. A food habit survey…

  • A lab technician holding a blood sample

    Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is a serious virus that causes inflammation of the liver. It is spread from person to person through…

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    Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means you can’t always control when you urinate. Most types of…

  • Stitched up wound after surgery.

    Caring for Your Incision After Surgery

    Taking care of your incision after surgery is important to your health. It can reduce the risk of infection and…

  • Condom and oral contraceptive pill on pharmacy counter with colorful pills strips background.

    Birth Control Options

    Many women want to do what they can to prevent pregnancy. Birth control (also called contraception) can help. Many types…

  • Atherosclerosis

    During atherosclerosis, plaque collects in your arteries and narrows them. This is dangerous as it limits the blood flow to…

  • Asthma | Medicines That Can Make It Worse

    If you have asthma, it’s important to know about medicines that might cause problems before you take them.