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

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Today in Health News

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Drinking Calculator
Podcast: Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stent Placement Podcast
Quiz: Snakebite Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Labor and Delivery

Health Tip of the Day

Allergy Shots

Children with allergies should receive allergen immunotherapy, or allergy shots, to prevent allergic asthma, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The shots should be considered for children with allergy symptoms not controlled by medication or who have specific allergies to triggers such as pet dander, molds, pollens, dust mites or insect stings.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.