Health Research

What Do You Know About Concussions?

A concussion is caused by a blow or jolt to the head. It is also called a traumatic brain injury. Find out more about concussions by taking this quiz.

1. Symptoms of a concussion show up right after a head injury.
HEART CARE

Give Your Heart Some TLC with this Cholesterol-Lowering Diet 

The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) Diet is endorsed by the American Heart Association.

BRAIN AND NERVE CARE

Dementia on the Decline 

Fewer people are getting the disease as they age.

DIABETES CARE

Prevent Diabetes and Gain Extra Health Benefits 

A program that prevents diabetes also lowers risks for heart disease and stroke.

Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment

Take the Assessment

Ovarian cancer ranks 5th among all cancer deaths for women. Ovarian cancer is most common in older women. It is a little more common in white women than in women of other ethnic groups. This tool will help you figure out if you are at higher risk for ovarian cancer. It is not a complete look at all risks. For a complete look at your risks, see your health care provider.

CANCER CARE

Early Diagnosis Rates of Prostate Cancer Continue to Fall 

Active monitoring of the disease over 10 years has been as effective as surgery or radiation.

COLD AND FLU CARE

How to Manage Your Chronic Cough 

Most cases are from postnasal drip and will clear up on their own with patience.

CHILDREN AND TEEN CARE

Managing Kids with Oppositional Defiant Disorder 

Coping strategies for parents of children with ODD.

Heart Attack: Signs and Symptoms

Millions of people suffer heart attacks every year. A heart attack can damage the heart’s function, and even lead to death. Learn what happens during a heart attack, and what signs to watch for.