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Our comprehensive Health Library provides patient-friendly health information including 12,000 pages of medical content, interactive tools, wizards, animated procedures and more.

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Today in Health News

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Tool
Podcast: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain Podcast
Quiz: Kids' Healthy Snacks Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: EGD: Upper Endoscopy

Health Tip of the Day

Diabetes Warning Signs

Diabetes is a chronic disease with serious complications. Learning about the disease and the early warning signs of it can help you get an early diagnosis and better treatment. See your doctor if you have any of the following early warning signs of diabetes:

  • Frequent urination.

  • Excessive thirst.

  • Increased appetite.

  • Extreme fatigue or weakness.

  • Unusual weight loss.

  • Slow healing of wounds and infections.

  • Blurred vision.

  • Numbness or tingling in hands or feet.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

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