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Today in Health News

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely


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: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Clinical Wizard:
Podcast:
Quiz: Night Shift Quiz
Risk Assesment: Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment
Video:

Health Tip of the Day

Depression a Common Ailment

Depressive disorders are common, affecting about 19 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. More than 80 percent of those who are treated for depression improve. If you have persistent sad or anxious feelings, have lost interest in activities you once enjoyed or have changes in your sleeping and eating patterns, talk to your health care provider.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.