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  • Men and Mental Health

    Mental illness can cause different symptoms in men than in women. This can make some disorders harder to recognize. Men can express depression as anger or irritability. Learn how men can best cope with mental health issues.

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  • Celiac Facts

    Take the quiz to find out more about this underdiagnosed digestive disorder.

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  • Quick Tips for Quality Family Time

    Get back to the basics. Skip the complicated task of scheduling "quality time." Make sure all family time is quality. 

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  • Skin Cancer on the Rise

    Melanoma is the rarest form of skin cancer. But researchers say the risk for it is growing.

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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) 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
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Learning how to prevent knee injuries and treating them if they occur can help you stay active at work and play.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Your breastmilk is the best nutrition for your baby. And it helps protect against diseases, too. Learn how to get started and what you can expect during the first weeks of breastfeeding.

      Orthopedic surgeons use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat joint problems. An arthroscope is a small, tube shaped instrument that is used to look inside a joint.

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