Heart health | Traumatic brain injury | COPD | Harms of drinking | Suicidal young adults

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Make Heart Healthy Choices

Silverware and a heart-shaped bowl full of heart healthy foods.

Everybody is at some risk for heart disease. Take steps to lower your risk. (From NIH News in Health)

Protect Your Head

A young boy wearing a helmet sitting on a skateboard.

Falling down and hitting your head is the most common cause of traumatic brain injury. Learn about the different causes and get prevention tips. (From NIH’s NINDS)

COPD 101

A senior woman coughing while a doctor listens with a stethoscope.

COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. It’s a serious lung disease. Watch a video about how lung damage in COPD prevents proper air flow. (From NIH News in Health)

Alcohol's Effects on the Body

A row of empty bottles.

Drinking too much alcohol can cause cancer, heart damage, and many other health problems. (From NIH’s NIAAA)

Brain Images Different for Suicidal Young Adults

A sad woman with her hand on her face.

A small study used machine learning to analyze brain images and identify people with suicidal thoughts. (From NIH Research Matters)