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November 10, 2014
Director's Comments: Health Impacts of Climate Change
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments

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
Could your diet use a splash of color?
An image of a divided plate

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
New Topic Page: Cervical Cancer Screening
Female reproductive system

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
New Topic Page: Prostate Cancer Screening
Illustration of male reproductive and urinary anatomy

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...