Find a Physician
select
Library Multimedia Healthy Living Health Centers Your Family En Español Interactive Tools

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

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Ultrafast Computed Tomography (Ultrafast CT Scan) Podcast
Quiz: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Pacemakers

Health Tip of the Day

Sensible Dining

To eat healthful portions of food instead of high-calorie, super-sized ones when dining out: Order small-sized items at fast-food restaurants, says the American Institute for Cancer Research. Order an appetizer for a main course or split a meal with a companion at regular restaurants.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.