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ACF

Out of the Shadows: Exposing the Myths of Human Trafficking Human Trafficking 

There are plenty of myths about human trafficking — what it is, who can be trafficked, what happens to trafficked people. Learn the truth about some common myths.

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ACF

Can You Talk to Teens About Healthy Relationships and Teen Dating Violence? youth  violence  teen  domestic violence 

Tips for talking with teens about teen dating violence.

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NIDDK

The Digestive System & How it Works Digestive Diseases  general public  Digestive System 

The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract-also called the digestive tract-and the liver, pancreas, and the gallbladder. The GI tract is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus.

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NIH

About Grants

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NIH

Receipt and Referral

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NCI

Metformin: Can a Diabetes Drug Help Prevent Cancer? diabetes  cancer prevention  metformin 

An article about the diabetes drug metformin, which research suggests may help prevent cancer.

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NCI

Medicinal Mushrooms (PDQ®)–Patient Version

Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of medicinal mushrooms as a treatment for people with cancer.

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NHLBI

Living With Overweight and Obesity

If you have been diagnosed with overweight or obesity, it is important that you continue your treatment, aim for a healthy weight, continue your behavioral weight-loss program, and have your doctor monitor your condition and assess your risk for complications.

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NHLBI

Treatment of Overweight and Obesity

Treatment for overweight and obesity will depend on the cause and severity of your condition. Possible treatments to aim for a healthy weight include healthy lifestyle changes, behavioral weight-loss treatment programs, medicines, and possibly surgery.

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NHLBI

Diagnosis of Overweight and Obesity

Your doctor may diagnose overweight and obesity based on your medical history, a physical exam that checks your body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference, and tests to rule out other medical conditions.

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NHLBI

Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Overweight and Obesity

There are no specific symptoms of overweight and obesity. The signs of overweight and obesity include a high body mass index (BMI) and an unhealthy body fat distribution that can be estimated by measuring your waist circumference.

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NHLBI

Screening and Prevention of Overweight and Obesity

To screen for overweight and obesity, your doctor will calculate your body mass index (BMI) to check if you or your child are a healthy weight. Your doctor may recommend healthy lifestyle changes, such as healthy eating and physical activity, to prevent overweight and obesity.

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NHLBI

Risk Factors for Overweight and Obesity

Risk factors for overweight and obesity include having unhealthy lifestyle habits such as lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating behaviors, not getting enough sleep, having high amounts of stress; being a certain age; living in unhealthy environments, having a family history; being a certain race or ethnicity; or being a certain sex.

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NHLBI

Causes of Overweight and Obesity

Energy imbalances, some genetic or endocrine medical conditions, and medicines are known to cause overweight or obesity.

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NHLBI

Overweight and Obesity

Overweight and obesity are conditions resulting from the increase in the size and the amount of fat cells in the body.

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