Preventing Illness/Disease

Health Watch is a Public Service of the University News Bureau and is intended to provide general information only and should not replace the advice of a medical professional. You should contact your physician if you have questions about any of these topics.


Affairs of the Heart: Stay Healthy
Bicycling: A Good Fit
Bicycling: Falls
Bicycling: Helmet Fit
Bicycling: Protecting Your Head
Cancer: Cervical Cancer
Cancer: Colon Cancer
Cancer: Lung Cancer
Cancer: Ovarian Cancer
Cancer: Prostate Cancer
Caring for Kids: Whooping Cough
Childhood Obesity: Family Meals
Childhood Obesity: Prevention Strategies
Childhood Obesity: Starting Young
Childhood Obesity: Thin Obsession
Clean Air: Cleaning House
Clean Air: Cockroaches
Clean Air: Day Care
Clean Air: Indoor Air
Clean Air: Ozone
Cold and Flu Season: Preventing Illness
Colds and Flu: Chilling Effect
Colds and Flu: How Viruses Work
Colds and Flu: Medication
Colds and Flu: Protecting Babies
Early Intervention: Cholesterol Lowering
Early Intervention: Heart Attack
Early Intervention: High Blood Pressure
Early Intervention: Infertility
Early Intervention: Osteoporosis
End of Summer: Labor Day Weekend
End of Summer: Ozone Warning
End of Summer: Swimmer's Ear
End of Summer: Swimming with Contact Lenses
End of Summer: West Nile
Fall Allergies: Day Care Exposure
Fit and Healthy: Exercise and Arthritis
Fit and Healthy: Exercise Guidelines
Fit and Healthy: Exercise Needs
Fluids and Elimination: Intake
Fluids and Elimination: Nighttime Risks
Fluids and Elimination: Output
Food: Dietary Guidelines
Food: Fruits and Vegetables
Food: Snacks
Food-Borne Illness: Food Safety
Food-Borne Illness: Preventing Infection
Food-Borne Illness: Pork
Food-Borne Illness: Pregnancy Risks
Food-Borne Illness: Safe Grilling
Fruits and Vegetables: Power Foods
Fun in the Sun: Cookouts
Fun in the Sun: Food in the Outdoors
Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Activity
Fun in the Sun: Protect Your Eyes
Fun in the Sun: Skin Protection
Getting Away: Jet Lag
Getting Cholesterol Lower (Part 1)
Getting Cholesterol Lower (Part 2)
Great Skin: The Magic Formula
Great Skin: The Magic Formula (part 2)
Great Skin: Sun Protection
Grilling to Perfection
Halloween: Look Out For Peanuts
Healthy New Habits: Breast Examination
Healthy New Habits: Eye Protection
Healthy New Habits: Flu Shot
Healthy New Habits: Hand Washing
Healthy New Habits: Self Exams for Men
Healthy Vision Month: Vision Loss
Healthy Women: Chocolate
Healthy Women: Phases of Life
Healthy Women: STDs
Heartburn: Danger Signs
Heartburn: Home Remedies
Heartburn: Prevention
Heart Disease: Cell Death
Heart Study: Results
Heart Study: More Results
Heart Study: Taking Action
Heart Study: The Next Phase
High Blood Pressure: The Age Factor
High Blood Pressure: Delaying Tactics
High Blood Pressure: Medication (part 1)
High Blood Pressure: Medication (part 2)
High Blood Pressure: Putting it Together
Holiday Hazards: Asthma Alert
Holiday Hazards: Diabetes
Holiday Hazards: Heartburn
Holiday Hazards: The Holiday Blues
Holiday Health and Safety: Colds
Holiday Health and Safety: Heartburn
Holiday Prep: Dusty Décor
Infection: Preventing Infection
Infections: Chicken Pox and Adults
Infections: Hospital Infections
Infections: Intestinal Breakdown and Infection
Infections: Removing Warts
It's in the Air: Attacking Allergens
It's in the Air: Flakes
It's in the Air: Humidifiers
It's in the Air: The Day Care Environment
It's in the Air: The Indoor Environment
Kids and Food: Family Meals
Kids' Stuff: Whooping Cough
Looking Good: Eye Color
Manage Your Health: Health on the Internet
Manage Your Health: Health Watch
Manage Your Health: The First Visit
Manage Your Health: Vital Statistics
Manage Your Health: Your Records
Memorial Day Weekend: Cookout Preparation
Memorial Day Weekend: Safe Grilling
Memorial Day Weekend: Swimming and Your Eyes
Memorial Day Weekend: Swimmer's Ear
New Technology: Medical Holograms
Obesity Research: Storing Fat
Obesity Research: The Skinny Gene
Parenting: Head Injuries
Pediatric Care: Tummy Time
Preparing for School: Vaccines
Prevention: Carbon Monoxide Poison
Ready for School: Backpacks
Ready for School: Summer Practices
Ready for School: Vaccination
Research Update: 'Caging' HIV
Research Update: Fat Cells  
Research Update: Hepatitis C Drug
Resolution Checkup: Strong Bones for Men
Resolutions: Sleep
Self Improvement: Smoking
Sleep: Drowsy Driving
Sleep: Good Habits
Sleep: Restless Legs
Sleep: Restless Legs (part 2)
Sleep: Studying Sleep
pecial Foods: Blue Food
Special Foods: Lycopene Sources
Special Foods: Vitamin D
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders: Insomnia
Sleep Disorders: Melatonin
Sleep Disorders: Resetting the Clock
Sleep Disorders: Sleep Apnea
Start of Summer: Safe Grilling
Stroke: More Symptoms
Stroke: Prevention
Summer Allergies: Allergens and Ozone
Summer Allergies: Allergy Treatment
Summer Allergies: Avoiding allergens
Summer Allergies: Medicine
Summer Allergies: Prescription Medicine
Summer Dangers: Allergies and Medications
Summer Dangers: Mosquitoes
Summer Dangers: Pollen
Summer Dangers: Snakes
Summer Dangers: Treating Snake Bite
Summer Skin: Acne
Summer Skin: Infection
Summer Skin: Sun Protection
The Cold Season: Cold Medicine
The Cold Season: Dry Air and Dandruff
The Cold Season: Heating
The Cold Season: Cocoa
The Spooky Season: Peanut Allergies
Thanksgiving: Cranberry Juice
Thanksgiving: Food Safety
Valentine's Day: Lingerie Woes
Winter: Cold Medicine
Winter Fun: Clothing
Women's Health: Bone Density
Women's Health: Bra Straps
Women's Health: Nutrition Advice
Women's Health: Strong Bones
Women's Health: STDs and Pregnancy
Yard Work: Heat and Water
Yard Work: Sun Protection
Younger Skin: Retinoids
Younger Skin: Sunblock

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