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Decision Assist
Decision Assist

Make the right decision.

Do I need surgery? Is that test necessary? This tool helps you weigh various factors. It also provides questions to ask your doctor, recommended reading and alternatives.


Risk Assessments
Risk Assessments

Learn about your risks and how to be healthy.

Start with a general risk assessment, covering diet, exercise, smoking and blood pressure. Or zero in on one issue with assessments based on lifestyle or conditions.


Symptom Navigator
Symptom Navigator

Figure out what your symptoms mean.

Click on the body part where you're experiencing symptoms, then follow the prompts to learn what might be wrong, how to self treat and when to call a doctor.


Wellness Tools
Wellness Tools

Factor the equation to a healthy lifestyle.

Which burns more calories: playing Frisbee or tennis? Is your weight at a healthy level? Use these calculators to find out. You also can figure out your target heart rate before you work out.


Body Guide
Body Guide

Learn about the systems of the body.

The body is made up of complicated and amazing systems. Click on one of the 12 systems, then follow the links for an in-depth explanation of how the body works.


Drug Notes
Drug Notes

Know the facts about medication before you take it.

Find out what to do if you miss a dose, what drugs and foods to avoid while taking it and what possible side effects you may experience.


Drug Interactions
Drug Interactions

Educate yourself before taking medications together.

Wondering whether you can take a pain reliever along with your blood-pressure medication? Use this tool to search for problems when taking two or more medications at the same time.


Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia

Arm yourself with information about conditions, symptoms.

Search for information about a condition, symptom, medical test or surgery. Learn ahead of time how to prepare for surgery and what to do after you go home.


Indepth Reports
Indepth Reports

Dig deep to learn more about your health.

This feature provides comprehensive, up-to-date information. The reports are peer-reviewed and regularly updated, to give you the latest and most accurate information.


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