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Blood Pressure Quiz

Can hot weather or air pollution affect your blood pressure?  Does high blood pressure have symptoms? Find out what you know about high blood pressure or hypertension.

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Time to Move On? 3 Signs You'd Be Happier With a New Job

Do your bad days at work outnumber your good days? If you wake up dreading your job, you might want to think about a change.

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Say It Out Loud! Reading Aloud Can Be a Memory Booster

A recent study finds that reading aloud can improve your chances of remembering it. 

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Artificial Intelligence: The Future and Your Health

Researchers found that several computer algorithms outperformed a group of pathologists in analyzing lymph tissue from breast cancer patients.

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Cholesterol
Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Cancer
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
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
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    How many cups of vegetables should you eat each day? How about milk? Meat? The My Plate eating plan can help you find out.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.

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      A spinal tap, also called lumbar puncture, is used to take a sample of the fluid from the spinal column to look for infection or bleeding. The most common reasons people need this procedure include severe headache, fever with a stiff neck or vomiting, or confusion. Watch this video to learn what happens during this procedure.

      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.