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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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Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Cancer
Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    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.