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Today in Health News

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Tool
Podcast: Bunion Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Aspirin Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change

Health Tip of the Day

Importance of Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral that stimulates the action of about 100 enzymes in the body. The main sources of zinc in the diet are red meat and poultry, but other good sources include oysters and certain other seafood, beans, nuts, whole grains, and fortified breakfast cereals and dairy products, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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

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.