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  • How Much Do You Know About Preventing Type 2 Diabetes?

    Diabetes is a devastating disease that can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other complications if it isn’t controlled. Find out how much you know about it by answering some true or false questions.

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  • How to Have a Healthier BBQ This Summer

    Nothing beats cooking over a blazing hot fire. But if you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, grilling—with its fatty meats, heavy sauces, and tempting sides—can backfire. Make a few smart tweaks to make grilling healthier.

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  • Strengthen Your Social Ties as You Age

    Strong social ties are just as important for older adults as they are for grade schoolers. Learn how to make and maintain stronger friendships later in life, and why it's so important.

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Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
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    True or false: Studies suggest that people who consume lots of antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin A, and carotenoids) from food sources have a lower cancer risk.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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      Epilepsy is a seizure disorder that affects thousands of adults and children. A seizure is when the brain has a burst of abnormal electrical signals over a short period of time. These signals cause the body and brain to react in certain ways. This video discusses the causes of epilepsy and what treatments are available.

      A liver CT scan is a diagnostic test used to check for certain diseases, tumors, cysts, or other problems with your liver.

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