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Diabetes: Am I at Risk?

If you’ve ever wondered if you’re at risk for developing diabetes, you should know that diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful.

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Thinking About Your Thyroid

Thyroid trouble can cause a range of seemingly unrelated problems, including drastic changes to your weight, energy, digestion, or mood.

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Breast Cancer Basics

Learn about breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment options, statistics, and more.

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Sleep On It: How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. Discover what happens to memories in your brain while you sleep.

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Talking to Your Doctor — You can play an active role in your health care by talking to your doctor. Browse short videos on how to make the most of your medical appointment and learn tips that can help you have an open dialogue.

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This page last reviewed on Friday, October 09, 2015

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