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When Sadness Is Seasonal

As the fall colors of red, orange, and yellow dot the landscape, some people find the lack of sunlight triggers the blues. 

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Cuckoo for Caffeine?

Do you tote an always-full coffee mug throughout the day? What are the effects of all that caffeine besides wide awakeness?

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Mom, Step Away From the Smartphone

Moms distracted by their cell phones at the dinner table are missing out on a chance to connect with their kids.

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Healthy Prep for Fruits and Veggies

Make sure you're getting rid of harmful substances on your produce before you eat it. Read and follow these tips.

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Yoga: Good for the Heart

Learn how the downward dog can improve your heart health!

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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    The human appendix is a 3- to 6-inch narrow tube located where the small and large intestines join. It's mostly known for becoming inflamed, affecting thousands of Americans each year. To learn more about the appendix, take this quiz.

    When a person is attempting to have a baby, fertile times become an important factor. Using information about your cycles will help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.


      Sigmoidoscopy allows a doctor to examine the lower portion of your colon using a thin tube. It may be used to help diagnose certain intestinal problems that can cause symptoms such as constipation or diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Abnormal growths may also be detected. This video describes a sigmoidoscopy and how it may inform you about your colorectal health.

      Over the last decade, more Americans have been dismissing cancer screenings, including mammograms. Why? Experts suspect this drop may partly be because of the confusion surrounding screening guidelines.