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  • An illustration of lung shapes drawn in different colors. Shortness of breath happens when you cannot get enough air into your lungs. Causes include asthma, lung diseases, panic attacks, or allergies.

    Shortness of Breath

    Shortness of breath happens when you cannot get enough air into your lungs. It can be caused by asthma, lung…

  • A crying elderly woman with cancer is comforted by a caretaker. Pancreatic cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the pancreas. It is difficult to detect early, making treatment tough at later stages.

    Pancreatic Cancer

    What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form on your pancreas. Your pancreas is an organ. It is located behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces juices that break down food and control blood

  • Photo of a new diaper from the top angle looking in

    Urinary Incontinence

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

  • Reye’s Syndrome

    Reye’s syndrome is a rare but serious illness common in children recovering from a virus and taking aspirin. It can…

  • Effects of Early Sun Exposure

    There is a direct link between sun exposure and most skin cancers. The ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight are invisible…

  • Accessing Your Community’s Social Services

    Sometimes, life’s challenges force us to seek help. Whether it’s illness, joblessness, homelessness, or natural disasters, social service agencies can…

  • Boy being bullied by a group of kids

    Kids and Bullying

    Bullying, whether in person or online, is all too common in school-aged children. It’s important to know how to recognize…

  • Natural Family Planning

    Natural family planning (NFP) is a form of pregnancy planning. It does not involve medicine or devices. It tracks when…

  • Plate of salad, tomatoes, olives, and olive oil sitting on table

    Mediterranean Diet

    The Mediterranean diet can help you to lose or maintain weight and also helps to manage blood pressure, blood sugar,…

  • Blood pressure cuff and meter with a small, red heart positioned in front

    Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Lowing high blood pressure is possible with small lifestyle changes.

  • Kegel Exercises for Your Pelvic Muscles

    Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel (large intestine).

  • Doctor giving knee injection to patient in operating room

    Joint and Soft Tissue Injections

    A joint or soft tissue injection is a shot in either a joint, like your knee, or a soft tissue…

  • Protecting Your Skin From the Sun

    Many people enjoy being outside. It’s fun to go to the park, work in the yard, or exercise outside. While those are all good things, make sure you keep your skin safe from the sun while you’re outside. Path to improved health

  • AIDS

    AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a life-threatening condition caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

  • Ideal Weight and BMI

    Body mass index (BMI) is a method for measuring your ideal weight. It is used as a screening tool to…

  • group of people are sitting in circle and supporting each other

    How to Support an Addict

    Supporting a loved one who has an addiction, whether to alcohol, drugs, gambling, or something else, can be tough. But…

  • healthy meal with fruits and vegetables, close-up

    Low-Calorie Diets

    Eating fewer calories typically results in weight loss. If you add exercise, you may not need to lower your daily…

  • A distracted student listens to music in a classroom. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that makes it difficult to pay attention at school, work, or home.

    Adult ADHD

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behaviors that makes it difficult to pay attention at school, work, or…

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