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Life with a Pacemaker

People with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can live a normal, active life—with a few precautions.

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Eating Well: Older Adults

If you're an older adult, it's important to keep up-to-snuff on your nutrition. Take this quiz!

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The Challenge of Having an Overweight Child

Find out how you can help your child combat his or her risk for obesity.

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Don't Miss These 3 Foods

Dark chocolate, fiber-rich foods, and coffee: All may help you live a healthier life when paired with a nutritious diet.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
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.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    Test Your Knowledge.

    True or false: There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    Recognizing the symptoms of stress in your life is one step toward managing it. This assessment will help you learn your particular stress symptoms.

      Watch. Listen. Learn.

      Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. One in five men will have a diagnosis of prostate cancer in his lifetime. In this video, you'll find out about diagnostic tests available, as well as recommended treatments.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.