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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
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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
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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    Celiac disease is a digestive disease that can affect children and adults alike. Also known as celiac sprue ("sprue" means you can't absorb nutrients from food), this disease is the most common genetic disease in Europe and is considered significantly underdiagnosed in the United States. Learn more about the disease by taking this quiz.

    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 short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

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      Having shoulder pain or problems lifting your arms over your head? You may have tendonitis or a tear in the muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place, called the rotator cuff. This video explains symptoms of this syndrome, possible treatments, and ways you can prevent shoulder injuries.

      Electrodes are placed on the chest, arms, and legs. When the electrodes are connected to an ECG machine, the electrical activity of the heart is measured and interpreted.

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