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Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
Podcast: Pelvic Ultrasound Podcast
Quiz: HIV/AIDS and Seniors Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Prostate Cancer

Health Tip of the Day

Fresh Is Best

If you want to get the most nutrition from fruits and vegetables, store them in a cool place. Other ideas from the American Dietetic Association: Eat fruits and vegetables raw. Don't soak them in water as you clean or prepare them for cooking. Cook vegetables for the shortest time possible in a covered pot. Steam or microwave vegetables in the least amount of water necessary.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

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.

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Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.