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A Growing Cancer Threat for Men

Oral human papillomavirus, or HPV, is on the rise in men, increasing the threat of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma—a cancer caused by HPV that affects the back of the throat.

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Salmon Zucchini Cakes

Fatty fish like salmon are a heart-healthy dietary choice, chock full of artery-clearing omega-3 fatty acids. Here’s a creative way to get your next serving.

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Is a 'Flexitarian' Diet Right for You?

Would you like the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle, such as losing weight and improving your health, but you can't commit to ruling out meat? Find middle ground with the flexitarian diet.

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Stress Management
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
Obesity
Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Children's Health
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Infections of the middle ear, called otitis media, seem to be a common badge of childhood. Seventy-five percent of children experience at least one episode of otitis media by their birthday. How much do you know about this illness?

    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

      Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

      We're living longer these days. Unfortunately, a longer life doesn't necessarily mean a healthier one. Many Americans are struggling with chronic health conditions—and even more of us will in the future. Case in point: heart failure.