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Second Opinion: When Is It a Good Idea?

When your healthcare provider recommends surgery or a major procedure or treatment, it's smart to get a second opinion from another expert. But how do you know a second opinion is in order? And how do you go about getting one? Here are some answers to these and other important questions.

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The Ins and Outs of Celiac Disease

Take the quiz to find out more about this underdiagnosed digestive disorder.

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The Modern Family

Here are tips to make family time quality time.

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When to Take Antibiotics?

These medicines are some of the strongest in the world. They are also some of the most misused.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    Test Your Knowledge.

    Learning how to prevent knee injuries and treating them if they occur can help you stay active at work and play.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.

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      A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head, or by striking the head on another object. It may result in loss of consciousness or confusion, but the effects usually resolve in a few hours or days. This video explains what happens during a concussion, how it should be treated, and what preventive steps to take.

      A simple glass of milk can do a lot for your health. Thanks to the "Got Milk" campaign, many women know that it packs a healthy punch of calcium and vitamin D – two nutrients critical for strong bones.