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Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Evoked Potentials Studies Podcast
Quiz: Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Breast Biopsy

Health Tip of the Day

Morning Meal

If your idea of breakfast is fast food, you might rethink your morning meal. A study in a 2004 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that regular consumption of a fatty fast-food breakfast could lead to chronic inflammation of the blood vessels, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Any meal will trigger at least some inflammation, the researchers said, but a heavy, fatty meal triggers a larger response.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

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.