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Stuffed Cabbage Soup

This autumn-friendly soup pairs cabbage, ground round, and onion in a soup served over the grain of your choice. It will leave you warm and satisfied.

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Check Your Risk

Breast cancer can be a devastating disease. But early detection can save your life. To mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, find out your risk for breast cancer.

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When One More Is Too Many

What's the difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism? How can you cut back if you drink too much? Find out what you know about alcohol abuse. 

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Feeling Anxious?

Researchers have found that women are more likely to struggle with anxiety disorders than are men.

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Zika and Pregnancy

One way to prevent infection during pregnancy is to protect yourself from mosquitoes.

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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.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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.
Men's Health
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Many people swear by alternative and complementary therapies. Find out more about these treatments by taking this quiz.

    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.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head, or by striking the head on another object. It may result in loss of consciousness or confusion, but the effects usually resolve in a few hours or days. This video explains what happens during a concussion, how it should be treated, and what preventive steps to take.

      Newfangled devices make it easier than ever to monitor blood sugar, but an analysis of more than 30 studies suggests that newer isn’t necessarily better in terms of blood sugar control.