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Today in Health News

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds


Spring Recipes

Looking for an easy appetizer or pretty brunch recipe? Check out these easy recipes for brunch! [more...]


Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Aneurysm Animation
Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Breast Cancer Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Ultrafast Computed Tomography (Ultrafast CT Scan) Podcast
Quiz: Migraine Headaches Quiz
Risk Assesment: Lung Cancer Assessment
Video: Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Health Tip of the Day

Aerobic Exercise Helps Hypertension

Aerobic exercise is more effective at reducing high blood pressure than anaerobic workouts, such as calisthenics or weight training, say researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. So, to help control hypertension, walk, run or cycle.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.