The negative health effects of childhood obesity are well-known. But what about kids who are underweight?
Years ago, doctors may not have mentioned colorectal cancer prevention until a patient’s 50th birthday. But now, both the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and American Cancer Society (ACS) advise people with an average risk for colorectal cancer to begin regular screening at age 45.
Mammograms play an important role in preventing breast cancer. But they are just one part of a breast health preventive care plan.
From allergies to travel medicine, this is the place to find detailed information on a wide range of health conditions, illnesses, and treatments.
This comprehensive library covers the critical childhood health topics, from stages of growth and development to disease and injury prevention.
Information on more than 370 topics, featuring illustrations designed to clarify complex anatomy and procedures.
Regular exercise is essential to good health. What's your preference—walking, biking, swimming, or a fitness class? Find out why it's time to get moving.