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Health Library

  • Men: Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Doctor

    Men: Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening with Your Doctor

    The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test checks for levels of this protein in the blood. An elevated PSA level can be a sign of prostate cancer, but it can also be caused by less serious conditions.

  • Bone Up on Your Knowledge of Paget Disease

    Bone Up on Your Knowledge of Paget Disease

    Paget disease is a chronic bone disorder that causes bone to rebuild at an accelerated rate. The new bone has an abnormal structure and is often soft, weak, and may be much larger than normal.

  • Buteyko Breathing for Asthma: Help or Hype?

    Buteyko Breathing for Asthma: Help or Hype?

    The Buteyko breathing method is gaining traction as a natural treatment for asthma. Some fans of the method claim that it can reduce asthma symptoms by teaching people a more efficient pattern of breathing.

Quizzes

Asthma Knowledge Quiz

Do you know tobacco smoke's effect on asthma? What about asthma's effect on pregnancy? Find out the answers to these and other questions by taking this quiz.

Multimedia

Diabetes, Type 2

Updated with new animations, this program explains how insulin resistance can lead to pre-diabetes and then to Type 2 Diabetes. A straightforward explanation of risk factors along with signs and symptoms and complications encourages the viewer to start thinking about lifestyle changes.

Symptom Checker
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