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ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height
A third of the 9 million American women who have diabetes don't know it, aren't getting treatment and are at risk for more serious problems, including kidney failure, heart disease and blindness, according to the U.S. General Services Administration. See your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms: frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme fatigue or weakness, slow healing of wounds and infections, blurred vision or numbness or tingling in hands or feet.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.