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8 Tips for a Healthy Winter

Winter can be the season for seeking refuge in a package of cookies or savoring a bowl of vegetable soup. It can be a time for hibernating or for taking a refreshing walk in your coziest jacket. The choice is yours.

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What Is That Rash?

Bumps and itchiness and redness, oh my! Discovering a rash on your skin can be alarming. Learn what it could be, and how to find relief.

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'Tis the Season for Safety

The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But they are also a busy time for emergency departments. Take steps to make sure your family is home for the holidays, not at the hospital.

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Fitness
Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Infections of the middle ear, called otitis media, seem to be a common badge of childhood. Seventy-five percent of children experience at least one episode of otitis media by their birthday. How much do you know about this illness?

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a slowly progressive disease of the central nervous system. MS damages the protective covering of nerve fibers, which leads to multiple physical problems. In this video, you'll learn about possible causes, the range of symptoms, and treatments available.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.