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Women, Here's What You Need to Know About Thyroid Disease

It's Thyroid Awareness Month—a good time to learn more about thyroid disorders, which affect 1 in 8 women.

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Thinking of Becoming a Midlife Mom?

If you are moving through your mid-30s and pondering motherhood, here's what you need to know.

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Shoo Away the Winter Blues

Fewer hours of daylight and harsh weather can leave even the hardiest of folks in the doldrums. But you can take steps to keep your spirits up during winter.

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Cholesterol
Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
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.
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    Find out how much you know about asthma basics with this quiz.

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

    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.

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      Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your doctor see directly inside your entire colon using a flexible tube. It can detect intestinal problems such as bleeding or early signs of colorectal cancer. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during a colonoscopy and what to expect given your particular results.

      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.