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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

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Baby Due Date Tool
Podcast: Arthroscopy Podcast
Quiz: Back Care Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Pacemakers

Health Tip of the Day

When Do You Need a Vitamin or Mineral Supplement?

Supplements are not substitutes. They can't replace the variety of necessary nutrients found in whole foods, but you might need them:

  • If you frequently skip meals or don't eat enough fruits, vegetables, grain and dairy products.

  • If you're on a low-calorie diet.

  • If you're a strict vegetarian.

  • If you can't drink milk or eat yogurt.

  • If you're a woman of child-bearing age and don't eat fruits and vegetables.

  • If you are pregnant.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.