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4 Ways to Improve Your Workout—and the Environment

Making small changes to your exercise routine can help you get a better workout while going green at the same time. It’s a win-win.

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Recipe: Mediterranean Diced Salad

Celebrate National Mediterranean Diet Month with this zesty salad made with chickpeas.

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Make Time for Well-Child Visits

Busy parents can have difficulty making time for medical appointments. But don't skip well-child visits: They are the time for vaccinations, important health screenings, a check of your child’s development, and for you to ask questions and voice concerns.

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Back and Neck Care
Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Heart Disease
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adults
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Marijuana contains the flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant. To learn more about marijuana, take this quiz.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    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

      A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head, or by striking the head on another object. It may result in loss of consciousness or confusion, but the effects usually resolve in a few hours or days. This video explains what happens during a concussion, how it should be treated, and what preventive steps to take.

      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.