January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The most important thing you can do to help prevent cervical cancer is to get screened regularly.
To Your Health: NLM update: Chronic fatigue syndrome progress
January Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
The January issue of NIH News in Health is now available.
Featured stories include "Pregnancy and Beyond: Make Healthy Choices for Yourself and Your Baby" and "How to Spot and Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis: When the Clot Thickens." Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.
To Your Health: NLM update: Child mental health and longer hospitalizations
Listen to the To Your Health: NLM update on Child mental health and longer hospitalizations. The transcript is also available.
Children and teens with mental health conditions experience comparatively longer and more expensive hospital stays for 10 common medical and 10 common surgical conditions with additional implications for their care, finds a comprehensive study recently published in Pediatrics...
Start the year off right.
Start the year off right. MedlinePlus can help with your exercise and fitness goals.
New Topic Page: Cancer Immunotherapy
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Cancer Immunotherapy.
Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment that helps your immune system fight cancer. It is a type of biological therapy...
New Topic Page: Optic Nerve Disorders
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Optic Nerve Disorders.
The optic nerve is a bundle of more than 1 million nerve fibers that carry visual messages. You have one connecting the back of each eye (your retina) to your brain...
New Topic Page: Opioid Abuse and Addiction
Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Opioid Abuse and Addiction.
Opioids, sometimes called narcotics, are a type of drug. They include strong prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and tramadol...