Women's Health Care Guidelines
Get regular checkups, preventive examinations, and immunizations. Learn about disease prevention and ask your physician for specific information regarding your needs.
Putting Disease Risk into Perspective
The way we gauge the peril a given disorder poses is called risk perception.
Self-Treat or See a Health Care Provider?
When you’re sick, knowing whether you should treat yourself at home or see your doctor can save you time and hundreds of dollars a year.
You Can Choose to Have a Healthy Life
Each year, two out of every three deaths in the United States are caused by cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or stroke. That figure could be significantly reduced if Americans made healthier food choices, got more exercise, and stopped smoking.
A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Special Vaccination Requirements
Review your immunization history with your health care provider and be sure that children over the age of 2 are on schedule with their vaccine series.
Routine Vaccination Recommendations
Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on age, geographic location, and other risk factors.
Debunking 10 Aging Myths
Many older Americans lead healthy, interesting, and productive lives well into their later years. But that’s not what we usually hear about.
Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Some symptoms may indicate the possibility of a serious condition and should be evaluated immediately by a health care provider.
Pregnancy and Oral Health