What's New: Announcements and Special Features
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Health Impacts of Climate Change. The transcript is also available.
Climate change may bring an array of health challenges in the U.S. and should be squarely addressed, finds a study and accompanying editorial recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
November 7, 2014
See our Nutrition page for ways to liven it up.
Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water...
November 5, 2014
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Cervical Cancer Screening.
The cervix is the lower part of the uterus, the place where a baby grows during pregnancy. Cancer screening is looking for cancer before you have any symptoms. Cancer found early may be easier to treat...
November 5, 2014
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Prostate Cancer Screening.
The prostate is the gland below a man's bladder that produces fluid for semen. Cancer screening is looking for cancer before you have any symptoms. Cancer found early may be easier to treat...
November 4, 2014
The November issue of NIH News in Health is now available.
Featured stories include "Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Steps Toward a Healthier Life" and "Parkinson’s Disease: Understanding a Complicated Condition". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.
November 3, 2014
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Firearms, Kids, & Hospitalization. The transcript is also available.
An average of 20 U.S. children and teen agers are hospitalized daily (or about 7,400 kids a year) solely because of injuries from firearms, finds a recent, descriptive study published in Pediatrics.