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Today in Health News

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Give Your Child an Academic Boost—Exercise!
Quiz: Menopause Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Health Tip of the Day

5 Ways to Safely Store Toxins at Home

  • Keep hazards locked up. That means everything from household cleaning products to medicines and art supplies.

  • Pass up harmful products for less toxic or homemade mixes. Use baking soda and water instead of oven cleaner, for instance.

  • Buy over-the-counter drugs with childproof caps.

  • Never fill soda or food containers with something besides food.

  • Never store cleaners and foods on the same shelf.

Healthy Living

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

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

Your Family

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