Health Information Centers
Cancer Information Center
Being diagnosed with cancer can be a frightening experience. And there is no shortage of available information. However, in the Cancer Center, you will find health information that is simple, yet detailed and comprehensive. Find content that progresses in a logical fashion for both adults and children. Over 60 types of cancer are presented - and you'll definitely want to check out our special feature on genetics and how it relates to cancer prevention and diagnosis. As the most important member of your healthcare team, you can bring an informed perspective to the table.
Heart Information Center
Heart disease is the most serious health issue Americans face today. But the best weapon in fighting this foe is information. Learning about cardiovascular illness, its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment in both adults and children is the first step. Be prepared for any tests or procedures. Learn about complications of this complex of associated diseases, especially stroke. Most importantly, find out what you can do to prevent this stealthy killer.
Orthopedic Information Center
Few people escape an orthopedic disorder in their lives, be it a sports injury or arthritis. The Orthopaedic Center presents a wide range of information about diseases, injuries, and other conditions related to the human musculoskeletal system. Children are often challenged with these problems as they grow, become injured, and have growth-related concerns. Discover how to care for yourself by preventing the wear and tear of daily life on your joints and bones.
Pregnancy, Birth, and Baby Information Center
Pregnancy is both an exciting and a stressful time in a woman's life. Explore the miracle of pregnancy by learning about the process – from preconception to birth and postpartum - it's all captured here. Learn more about breastfeeding, care for your newborn, and growth and development. Get information about high-risk pregnancy. And review our pregnancy newsletters which guide you toward birth in nine months.
Women's Information Center
Women often face normal medical challenges as they progress through life. Taking charge of your life involves knowing about normal and abnormal conditions. Informing yourself about diagnoses, tests, treatment options, and prevention options makes managing your life easier. Explore various topic areas from infertility to menopause. Some of the mystery is unraveled by learning about a woman's anatomy, in our special section, Your Body.