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Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study

Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Ovulation Date Tool
Podcast: Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract Podcast
Quiz: Heartburn Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Heart Failure

Health Tip of the Day

Outlook Affects Recovery From Stroke

Pessimists are more prone to post-stroke depression, says the American Heart Association. A 12-month study of 190 people recovering from a first stroke found the most pessimistic were nearly five times more likely to develop post-stroke depression than those who were more optimistic. Depression can interfere with recovery.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.