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Your Body

  • Good Night, Sleep Tight
    Insomnia, trouble falling asleep or trouble sleeping, is a growing problem in the United States.
  • Hearing Hazards in Everyday Life
    It doesn't take a thunderous rock concert to cause hearing loss. Any repeated high-volume experiences or one-shot booms can damage the delicate nerve cells of your inner ear.
  • How Much Do You Know About Kidney Health?
  • How Safe Are Cosmetics and Personal Care Products?
    Overall, cosmetics and personal care items are considered safe. But that doesn't mean that there aren't risks associated with their use, particularly if you don't use them correctly.
  • How the Nose Works
    The nose on your face is just the tip of an iceberg. The important functions—breathing and smelling—actually happen mostly inside your head, in your nasal cavity.
  • How to Prevent and Relieve Digestive Problems
    Just as simple things can upset your digestive system, simple changes can help. The following tips can help prevent or relieve digestive ills.
  • How to Tell if Your Child Needs Braces
    Orthodontic treatment most commonly begins between ages 9 and 14 because kids in this age range have at least some permanent teeth and are still growing.
  • How Your Lungs Work
    Your lungs are remarkable organs with multiple roles. Each day, up to 2,300 gallons of air pass through your lungs.
  • How Your Lymph System Works
    Lymph is a colorless, watery fluid that originates as blood plasma. It seeps from the small blood vessels, or capillaries, to bring nutrients to cells and transport waste from the cells.
  • Inflammation: The Body's New Bad Guy
    Chronic inflammation damages the inside of coronary arteries and leaves them prone to plaque that clogs the blood vessels. That leads to clots that cause heart attacks.
  • Keep Your Kidneys Working Well
    Your kidneys are your body's filters. They remove waste and excess fluid from your blood.
  • Keeping Your Liver Healthy
    The liver is a multitasking organ, with many functions. Nearly all the blood that leaves the stomach and intestines passes through the liver for processing.
  • Legs Aid Heart in Pumping Blood
    Your heart pumps blood through 60,000 miles of vessels. But it gets help in this huge task from your body's other muscles, especially those in the legs.
  • Living Well to Reach Age 100
    Healthy lifestyle choices can help you enjoy a better quality of life for an increasing number of years. The best news is that it’s never too late to get started.
  • Lymphedema After Breast Cancer
    After you have been successfully treated for breast cancer, you face another potential problem—lymphyphedema, a swelling that occurs in the arm, breast, or chest area after breast cancer treatment.