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Ultrasound

The sound wave signals are interpreted by a computer and displayed on a monitor. With these images, the physician can examine the fetus and evaluate the progress of its development.


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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Diabetes Detective: Examining the Evidence Animation
Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Breast Cancer Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Electroencephalogram (EEG) Podcast
Quiz: Sprains and Strains Quiz
Risk Assesment: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Diabetes Related Eye Disease

Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Ideas for Coping with Mild Depression

  • Exercise regularly. Walking, bicycling, jogging, dancing and doing other aerobic exercise can improve your mood.

  • Don't abuse substances. Alcohol and illegal drugs are closely linked to depression. Their use can contribute to or worsen your condition.

  • Talk to someone. Talking with a friend or family member about events and situations that are causing you stress can help you gain perspective.

  • Join a support group. Talking to people can be very useful. Many hospitals and community mental-health centers sponsor self-help support groups.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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.
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