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  • Help Older Drivers Stay Safe on the Road

    Help Older Drivers Stay Safe on the Road

    Being able to drive helps older adults maintain their sense of independence. But you may worry about your loved one every time he or she gets behind the wheel. Did you know you can make small changes to an older person’s car that can enhance his or her safety?

  • What to Say to Someone Who Has Cancer

    What to Say to Someone Who Has Cancer

    When someone you know is diagnosed with cancer, it might feel like something has shifted in your relationship. Whether it’s a family member, friend, or coworker, it’s normal to feel as if you suddenly don’t know how to act or what to say to this person.

  • Heavy Alcohol Use May Lead to Dementia

    Heavy Alcohol Use May Lead to Dementia

    A new study has found a strong link between heavy alcohol use and dementia, especially in early-onset dementia, which occurs before age 65.

Wellness Center

BMD: Another Reason to Check for Ticks

BMD: Another Reason to Check for Ticks

The bite of a deer tick can pass on several diseases, including Lyme disease and Borrelia miyamotoi disease.

Quizzes

Aspirin Quiz

Each year, more than a million Americans die of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Low-dose aspirin therapy is one weapon in the arsenal against heart disease that also includes healthy dieting, adequate exercise, and not smoking. Learn more about aspirin's role in combating heart disease by taking this quiz

Multimedia

Diabetes, Type 1

Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

Symptom Checker
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