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IMPORTANT: The information contained in our website and in the links below does not constitute medical advice. Its purpose is to help educate and inform you and to help you develop an understanding of your condition or treatment so that you can ask questions and discuss what you learn with your physician. This is NOT intended to take the place of evaluation and discussion with your doctor. Use this to help further the discussion with your healthcare professionals.

Your Health Risk

Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention has free interactive questionnaires to help you determine your potential risk for 5 of the top diseases such as cancer (about 8 different types), diabetes, cardiovascular disease and more. Once your risk is determined, it will show you how lifestyle changes may reduce your risks. There are also fact sheets on the diseases.

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Other Health Topics Alternative & Complementary Medicine
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Prostate Disease & Cancer
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