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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is a guide for patients and their families. It brings the latest and most authoritative medical and healthcare information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as featured online on the MedlinePlus Web site. The magazine is published four times a year by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine.

Current Issue

Cover of the Fall 2008 MedlinePlus MagazineRead the Fall 2008 issue
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  Traumatic Brain Injury
  Focus on Communication
  Preventing STDs
  Skin Health and Skin Disease

Previous Issues

Cover of the Summer 2008 MedlinePlus MagazineRead the Summer 2008 issue
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  Leukemia & Lymphoma
  Keeping Your Sight
  Peripheral Arterial Disease
  ACL Injuries
  Food Safety

Magazine Cover Spring 2008 Read the Spring 2008 issue
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  Childhood Diseases
  Vaccines Stop Illness
  Global Health
  Eating Disorders

Cover of the Winter 2008 MedlinePlus Magazine Read the Winter 2008 issue
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  Emotions and Health
  Kidney Disease and Diabetes
  Best Buy Drugs
  Healthy Pregnancy
Cover of the Fall 2007 MedlinePlus MagazineRead the Fall 2007 issue
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  Controlling Asthma
  Easing Chronic Pain
  Understanding Alzheimer's
  Space: The New Medical Frontier

Cover of the Summer 2007 MedlinePlus MagazineRead the Summer 2007 issue
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  Understanding Stroke
  Beating Depression
  Oh, My Achin' Back
  Snooze Alarm--Your Wake Up Call
  Obesity & Kids--Let's Get Moving!

Magazine Cover Spring 2007Read the Spring 2007 issue
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  Understanding Cancer
  Science of Addiction
  Fibroid Tumors
  NIH Clinical Center
  Local Legends of Medicine

Magazine cover winter 2007Read the Winter 2007 issue
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  Women's Hearts
  Aging Well
  Disaster Doctor

Magazine Cover autumn 2006Read the Fall 2006 issue
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  Breast cancer
  Children's Inn at NIH

 Magazine cover summer 2006Read the Summer 2006 issue
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  High blood pressure
  Parkinson's disease

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