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  • 10 Ways to Unplug from Work

    If you have a hard time powering down your phone after hours, you may be putting both your productivity and health at risk. Here's how to unplug and unwind.

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  • The Facts About Fibroids

    By age 50, up to 70 percent of white women and 90 percent of African-American women may have fibroids. Here's what you need to know about these muscular tumors in the wall of the uterus.

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  • 9 Common Eye Problems

    Regular eye exams can help your optometrist or opthalmologist spot common conditions and treat them before your vision is threatened. Here are some of the problems he or she seeks—and the therapies that relieve them.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Cancer
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.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    There are millions of pet cats in the U.S. Sometimes cats can cause an illness called cat scratch disease. Find out more about this illness by taking this quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Lung cancer is a cancer that starts in the lungs. The major cause of lung cancer is smoking cigarettes. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer by taking this short assessment.

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      To treat your COPD, you may need to take medicine to help you breathe better. You may also go to pulmonary rehab to help you stay as active as possible.

      An echocardiogram can measure heart structures, such as the heart's pumping chambers, the size of the heart itself, and the thickness of the heart walls.