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Health Library

  • Teen Girls Outdo Boys in Drinking, Study Says

    Teen Girls Outdo Boys in Drinking, Study Says

    Teen girls are beating teen boys in one sobering way: They now start drinking alcohol sooner than boys do.

  • Fruit Juice Is a Sneaky Culprit Behind Weight Gain

    Fruit Juice Is a Sneaky Culprit Behind Weight Gain

    Fruit juice tastes sweet, but the results of regularly consuming the drink are pretty sour. According to new research, drinking just 1 glass of 100% fruit juice every day leads to gaining close to half a pound over 3 years.

  • Take Steps to Prevent Falls

    Take Steps to Prevent Falls

    One in five falls causes serious harm, such as a broken bone or head injury. Such injuries may make it difficult to do everyday activities, get around, or stay independent.

Wellness Center

Taking Care of Cuts and Scrapes

Cuts and scrapes are everyday occurrences, and most can be safely treated at home. Knowing how to clean and care for a cut yourself and when to seek a doctor’s care can help reduce infection and speed healing.

Quizzes

Tetanus Quiz

Tetanus is an infection that affects the nervous system. It's also called lockjaw. Most children are vaccinated against it, but that immunity wears off with time. Adults need a booster shot to maintain their immunity.

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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