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Endometriosis: Know the Signs, Stop the Pain

About 1 in 10 women in her childbearing years experiences endometriosis—when some of the tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside of it. Learn about the signs and how to beat the discomfort.

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Super Seeds

Seeds can be nutritional powerhouses. Learn how to incorporate more into your diet.

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Sleeping Tight or Up All Night?

Lack of quality sleep can make people feel irritable, fatigued, and forgetful. Find out how much sleep you should be getting and habits to help you get there.

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Coronavirus: Protect Yourself

This emerging disease causes a respiratory illness. Here’s what to know to keep you and your family safe.

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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.
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.
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    True or false: More than 200 viruses cause colds.

    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 questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.

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      The beating of your heart is very organized, taking its cue from a built-in electrical system. A normal heart rate is regular, at 60 to 100 beats per minute. An arrhythmia is any kind of abnormal heartbeat—too fast, too slow, or irregular. This video explains different arrhythmias and what you should do if you have one.

      As your body's largest organ, your skin is a master multitasker. It keeps fluids in, preventing dehydration. It regulates body temperature. It senses external stimuli, such as pain. It produces vitamin D from sunlight.