This section contains a wide range of educational articles, calculators, quizzes and risk assessments. To find a specific topic quickly and easily, use the search function at the top of the page. Just type in the name of the topic you are interested in and explore the results.

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Average weight gain for women is between 25 and 35 pounds, although slight deviations from this may also be considered normal.

Weight Management and Adolescents

For overweight children 7 and older, the initial goal is to keep them from gaining more weight. Changes in eating habits and exercise are gradually introduced to trim pounds.

What Vaccines Should You and Your Family Have?

Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on your age, where you live, and the risk factors you have.

What You Can Do to Prevent Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis can be devastating, causing strokes, heart attacks and death. The good news is that you can take steps to protect yourself from this disease.

What You Can Do to Prevent Child Abuse

Child abuse can happen in any family and in any neighborhood. Studies have shown that child abuse crosses all boundaries of income, race, ethnic heritage and religious faith.

What You Need to Know About Digital Mammography

What You Need to Know About Digital Mammography A screening mammogram creates a digital image. The image is created electronically and read on a computer screen. A digital mammogram works better at finding breast cancer than a traditional mammogram done with X-ray film in pre- and perimenopausal woman. Women in this age group tend to have […]