• How HIV and Other STIs Are Related

    Many relationships are complicated, but the link between HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is straightforward: You're more likely to get HIV if you have another STI.

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  • Your Neighborhood Affects Your Child's Lungs

    Asthma affects about 5.5 million children nationwide—but the burden doesn't fall equally. One study found that kids in neighborhoods with more crime and lower education levels had greater odds of going to the hospital with an asthma-related problem.

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  • Beat the Holiday Blues

    The holidays can be stressful. This time of year may find you feeling lonely, sad, or angry. These feelings are normal, but there are ways to ease them and adopt a more positive outlook.

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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) 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.

Children's Health

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

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    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited, often fatal disease of the body's mucus glands. It affects about 30,000 children and young adults in the United States, most of them descendants of people from northern Europe. Find out more about CF 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.

    Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.

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      When you have type 1 diabetes, your body can’t process blood sugar. Too much sugar in your blood can cause serious health problems. Watch and learn more about type 1 diabetes and how to stay healthy.