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What Science Says About Meditation

Are you considering meditation to ease anxiety, reduce blood pressure, or cope with other health problems? Get the scoop on whether research shows meditation may help.

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Marijuana as Medicine?

The marijuana plant contains chemicals that may help treat symptoms of certain illnesses. However, the Food and Drug Administration has not approved the plant itself as medicine.

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When Is a Screening Test Worthwhile?

Screening tests detect conditions before you have symptoms. How do you and your health care provider choose which tests are right for you?

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Kidney 101

Learn how your kidneys work and why they’re so important. Watch videos and test your knowledge with quizzes.