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Today in Health News

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says


Spring Recipes

Summer's almost here! Time to hit the seas. Indulge in our favorite seafood recipes for a mouth watering treat. [more...]


Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation:
Calculator: Ovulation Date Tool
Clinical Wizard:
Podcast:
Quiz: Botulism Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment
Video:

Health Tip of the Day

More Weight Increases Cancer Risk

Being overweight or obese (body mass index of 40 or more) increases the risk for dying from cancer, according to research published in 2003 in the New England Journal of Medicine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 64 percent of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese and 15 percent of children and adolescents are overweight.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.