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  • Kids Plus Dogs: Lower Asthma Risk?

    Kids Plus Dogs: Lower Asthma Risk?

    Having a dog at home may lower the risk for asthma in children, researchers say.

  • Many Americans Struggle to Keep Healthy Habits

    Many Americans Struggle to Keep Healthy Habits

    In a recent study, researchers set out to see how many adults in the U.S. actually live a healthy lifestyle. They focused on 4 features of a healthy lifestyle: exercising regularly, eating healthy, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

  • Stool Test Works Well to Find Colon Cancer

    Stool Test Works Well to Find Colon Cancer

    For years, colonoscopy has been the main test for finding colon cancer. But an annual stool test may work as well—without the unpleasant prep time, new research says.

Wellness Center

Understanding Prehypertension

Prehypertension is a term that alerts people to the risk of developing chronic high blood pressure if they don’t take timely steps to improve their lifestyle habits.

Quizzes

Gout Quiz

True or false: Men are more likely than women to contract gout?

Multimedia

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a weak spot in the main blood vessel in your body. You may not have symptoms at first. But this condition is serious. You may need surgery to repair the damaged area.

Symptom Checker
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