Health Library

Health Library

Our comprehensive Health Library provides patient-friendly health information including 12,000 pages of medical content, interactive tools, wizards, animated procedures and more.

Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Today in Health News

2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through, the federal website

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Ovulation Date Calculator
Podcast: Mastectomy Podcast
Quiz: Lead Safety Quiz
Risk Assesment: Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Cardiac Stress Tests

Health Tip of the Day

Not Too Super

American children are becoming "super-sized," with their obesity rates doubling during the past two decades, says the American Heart Association (AHA). Obese children experience the same risk factors associated with heart disease in adults, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Obese children also are more likely to become obese adults.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
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.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

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.