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  • On Being Gluten-Free

    Many people are reducing or eliminating gluten from their diets. Some have a serious immune disorder called celiac disease, but many more simply feel better gluten-free. Find out the facts behind this protein found in certain grains.

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  • When a Loved One Has a Mental Illness

    If someone in your life has a mental illness, it can be a challenge. Read on to learn how to help your loved one.

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  • Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

    Are you due for a tetanus shot? How about a shingles vaccine? See how much you know about the vaccines you need as an adult.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
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
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

    Misusing alcohol can lead to serious problems. Learn more about the effects of abusing alcohol by taking this quiz.

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

    Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with abuse or addiction.

      MULTIMEDIA

      If you have diabetes, you'll need to make changes in what you eat. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up all your favorite foods. See how easy it is to eat well and take care of your health at the same time.

      An abdominal ultrasound is a simple and safe imaging test to look at the belly (abdomen).

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