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  • More Adults Struggling with IBD

    More Adults Struggling with IBD

    An upset stomach from time to time is normal. But having constant belly pain, diarrhea, and unexplained weight loss may be signs of inflammatory bowel disease—or IBD for short. The latest data shows this chronic disorder is afflicting more people than ever before.

  • Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Good for You and Your Waistline?

    Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Good for You and Your Waistline?

    More people are choosing artificial sweeteners over sugar. Such sweeteners aim to tame your sweet tooth while helping you consume fewer calories. Yet recent research suggests these sugar substitutes may not be that good at helping you manage your weight.

  • Knee Arthritis Not Helped by Vitamin D

    Knee Arthritis Not Helped by Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is important for good bone health. But it doesn’t help relieve pain or slow down osteoarthritis of the knee, a recent study says.

Wellness Center

Parents-to-Be Must Communicate

few mothers- and fathers-to-be receive training for the much more challenging and long-term tasks: becoming good parents and remaining close and loving partners in the face of new stresses and strains as their family grows.

Quizzes

Over-the-Counter Medicine Quiz

Just because a medicine is available without a prescription doesn't mean it's safe to take. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of OTC medicines.

Multimedia

Breast Cancer Screening

The goal of breast cancer screening is to detect cancer at the earliest possible stage, when it is most treatable. This video takes a look at the three components of breast screening—a breast self-exam, a clinical exam by your doctor, and a mammogram.

Symptom Checker
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