May 2016

Sex and Gender
How Being Male or Female Can Affect Your Health

Silhouettes of a man and a woman showing the XY symbol next to the male and XX next to the female.

Men and women are similar in many ways, but sex and social factors can affect your risk for disease, your response to medications, and how often you seek medical care. Read more about sex, gender, and health.



Going Gluten Free?
Necessary for Some, Optional for Others

Illustration of a sheaf of wheat.

A gluten-free diet can be a lifestyle choice for many. But for those with a condition known as celiac disease, it’s a medical necessity. Read more about gluten and celiac disease.

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