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Diseases & conditions
Heart disease & stroke
Cardiovascular disease—which causes heart attacks and strokes—is the leading cause of death in America. The good news: you can curb your risk by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.Read more
Diabetes & prediabetes
One in eight adults have diabetes (mostly type 2). Another one in three have prediabetes. Nine out of ten don’t know it. But a healthy diet and exercise can cut type 2 diabetes risk in half.Read more
From constipation to irritable bowel syndrome, GERD, or gluten sensitivity, gut troubles are no walk in the park. Here’s what to know about diet, probiotics, fiber, medications, and more.Read more
Food allergies & sensitivities
Food is a minefield for anyone with severe allergies. But not every reaction to a food is an allergy. Here’s what to know about food allergies and the less-understood food “sensitivities.”Read more
Want a sharper mind, clear focus, and better mood? Here’s how diet, exercise, and supplements can—or can’t—keep your brain healthy.Read more
Bones & joints
Keeping your bones strong and your joints supple can help prevent falls and fractures, pain, stiffness, and disability. Here’s how to prevent—or manage—osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, osteopenia, and gout.Read more
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss for U.S. adults aged 65 and older. Diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts also impair the sight of millions of Americans. Here’s what may—and may not—keep your eyes in good working order.Read more
Chronic kidney disease
One out of ten adults have chronic kidney disease. Most don’t know it because early on, kidney disease has no symptoms. Here’s how to find out if your kidneys are healthy—and how to keep them that way.Read more
Urinary tract infections
One out of every two American women will experience the pain, burning, and urgency of a urinary tract infection at least once in her lifetime. Heard that cranberry juice can prevent UTIs? Don't count on it. Here's why...and what may help.Read more
Making the grade
The changing American diet
How good is the average American’s diet? Let’s just say we haven’t exactly made the Honor Roll.
State of the Union
America's health, by the numbers
From rates of diabetes to poor muscle strength and bone health, here’s a snapshot of the nation’s health.
The healthiest diet
Want to protect your heart, eat more fruits and veggies, and cut unhealthy carbs?
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