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  • The Link Between Chronic Illness and Depression

    When you live with a chronic illness, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, or Parkinson’s disease, it’s natural to experience sadness, anger, or uncertainty about the future. But if these feelings persist and interfere with your daily functioning, depression may be responsible.

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  • High Blood Pressure: Beyond the Numbers

    In many ways, high blood pressure is a condition of facts and figures. But the numbers alone don't tell the whole story.

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  • PMS: What Do You Know?

    Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a range of monthly symptoms that starts 1 to 2 weeks before a woman's menstrual period. Most women have at least some PMS symptoms. Learn more about PMS by taking this quiz.

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Stress Management

If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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.

Older Adults

Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    They fascinate. They repel. Some pose a danger. Most are harmless. And whether they are seen as scary creatures or colorful curiosities, snakes play important environmental roles in the fragile ecosystems of the nation's wildlife areas.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes numbness and pain in the hands and arms. Certain sports and types of jobs can make it worse. Learn how CTS develops and what you can do to prevent it.