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ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height
A third of the 9 million American women who have diabetes don't know it, aren't getting treatment and are at risk for more serious problems, including kidney failure, heart disease and blindness, according to the U.S. General Services Administration. See your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms: frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme fatigue or weakness, slow healing of wounds and infections, blurred vision or numbness or tingling in hands or feet.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.