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Health Central is a hub where articles on a variety of topics are collected for easy browsing.  

Health Risk Appraisals and Health Calculators

Handy Health Calculators can help plan your diet, figure out how much you're spending on cigarettes, or calculate your BMI. Health Risk Appraisals can help determine your risk for stroke and overall heart health.

Health Care Acronyms

Our listing of health care acronyms provides simple explanations of acronyms commonly used by health care providers, helping you become an educated patient and participate more fully in your own care.

Health Care Reform 2010 Acronyms

list of acronyms added due to Health Care Reform 2010.

Health Encyclopedia

Our Health Encyclopedia is an online source of comprehensive health information with illustrations, videos and diagrams. Additional features include Interactive Tools and Learning Centers as well as a Symptom Checker.


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Last Updated: 05-16-2016
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