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Abdominal Aneurysm

Most people with an aneurysm don’t have any symptoms, so early detection is difficult. However, if left untreated, an aneurysm can grow larger and larger until it bursts, causing serious internal bleeding.


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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Cataract Animation
Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Breast Cancer Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Podcast
Quiz: Blood Count Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Ovarian Cysts

Today in Health News

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Health Tip of the Day

A Banana Light Delight

A frozen banana on a stick makes a healthy snack. Insert an ice-cream stick into half a peeled banana, then crush a reduced-fat chocolate wafer and roll the banana in the crumbs. Wrap and freeze.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

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.

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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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