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Health Highlights

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Healthy Snacking and Cooking

Browse ideas for quick and healthy snacks and get tips to reduce fat and sugar when cooking and baking.

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Red, Itchy Rash?

You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another. Why does your skin break out in red blotches and is there anything you can do about it?

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Brain Basics

Find out how the brain works and how mental illnesses are disorders of the brain.

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Living With Arthritis

Learn about arthritis types, symptoms, treatments, and pain relief.

Featured Tools

Sisters Together Program Guide — This health awareness program encourages black women to maintain a healthy weight by being more physically active and eating healthy foods. The program guide and items in the resources section can help you promote the benefits of regular physical activity and healthy eating in your community.

Screenshot of the Sisters Together Program Guide from NIDDK.

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This page last reviewed on Wednesday, May 06, 2015

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