Centers of Excellence Find a Physician
select
Online Services Manage your health

Get Adobe Flash player

A-A+ Home|Print|Email |Add This| Adjust text size

Health Library

Our comprehensive Health Library provides patient-friendly health information including 12,000 pages of medical content, interactive tools, wizards, animated procedures and more.

Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Today in Health News

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: More Women Face Mental Illness
Quiz: Gout Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Exercise During Pregnancy

Health Tip of the Day

Manipulating Headaches

Although chiropractic manipulation may be able to relieve some types of pain, such as pain in the lower back, it is not effective against headaches, researchers say. Researchers at the California Medical Center Research Institute location looked at a number of studies on pain and concluded that there wasn't enough evidence to support chiropractic manipulation as an effective treatment for headaches.

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

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.