• How HIV and Other STIs Are Related

    Many relationships are complicated, but the link between HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is straightforward: You're more likely to get HIV if you have another STI.

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  • Your Neighborhood Affects Your Child's Lungs

    Asthma affects about 5.5 million children nationwide—but the burden doesn't fall equally. One study found that kids in neighborhoods with more crime and lower education levels had greater odds of going to the hospital with an asthma-related problem.

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  • Beat the Holiday Blues

    The holidays can be stressful. This time of year may find you feeling lonely, sad, or angry. These feelings are normal, but there are ways to ease them and adopt a more positive outlook.

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Cholesterol

There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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    If you have diabetes, keeping your condition under control early on will help you avoid complications that may come up later. This multiple-choice quiz will help you with important answers now.

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    This short assessment will help you find out if you have major risk factors for ovarian cancer.

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      A metered-dose inhaler sends medicine to the airways in your lungs. You must use the inhaler the right way for it to work. This video shows you how to use one with the open-mouth method.