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  • Milestones for Ages 15 to 18

    Ages 15 to 18 are an exciting time of life. But these years can be challenging for teens and their parents. Emotions can change quickly as teens learn to deal with school, their friends, and adult expectations. Teen self-esteem is affected by success in school, activities, and friendships. Teens tend...

  • Why Get Screened for Glaucoma?

    Learn why getting a glaucoma test is important.

  • Indoor Tanning: Is It Safe?

    When people use a tanning bed or booth or a sunlamp to get a tan, it's called indoor tanning. Indoor tanning uses artificial ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) light, rather than sunlight, to tan the skin. People may feel that a tan makes them look good and that...

  • Depression: Mood Check-In to Prevent a Relapse

    Learn to check your mood for warning signs that depression may be coming back.

  • Benefits of a Pap Test

    Learn why getting a pap test is important.

  • Osteoporosis: After Your Fracture

    Learn why taking your osteoporosis medicine is so important.

  • Low-Potassium Foods

    The foods you eat contain nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals. Potassium is a nutrient. Your body needs the right amount to stay healthy and work as it should. You can use the list below to help you make choices about which foods to eat. The foods in this list...

  • High-Potassium Foods

    What is potassium? Potassium is a mineral. It helps keep the right mix of fluids in your body. It also helps your nerves, muscles, and heart work properly. Most people get enough potassium from the foods they eat. What foods are high in potassium? You can control the amount of...

  • Milestones for Ages 11 to 14

    Ages 11 through 14 are often called early adolescence. These years are an exciting time of varied and rapid changes. Your child grows taller and stronger and also starts to feel and think in more mature ways. You may feel amazed as you watch your child start to turn into...

  • BMI, Waist Size, and Your Health

    Learn how a high BMI and waist size affect your health.

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