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Today in Health News

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height


Healthy Lunchbox Recipes

School's back in session! If you're looking for new lunch ideas, try some of our unique recipes including beef lettuce wraps, peanut butter and berry sandwiches, or bagel BLT's. They're all quick & easy. [more...]


Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

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Calculator: Ovulation Date Tool
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Quiz: Smoking and Pregnancy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment
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Health Tip of the Day

Exercising a Bargain

One way to save money on fitness equipment is to buy used. Shopping for second-hand items can save you up to 50 percent off the price of new equipment, according to International Fitness Resources. But be sure to check the condition of parts such as these before making a purchase: chains and cables on stationery bikes and stair climbers; decks and running belts on treadmills; and ramps and wheels on elliptical trainers.

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.