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1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
Podcast: Chest X-ray Podcast
Quiz: Contraception Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention

Health Tip of the Day

Tips to Prevent Injuries

No one is immune from strains and sprains, but here are some tips to help keep you injury-free.

  • Participate in a core-strengthening program to build abdominal and low  back muscle strength.

  • Do stretching exercises daily.

  • Maintain good posture.

  • Always wear properly fitting shoes.

  • Nourish your muscles by eating a well-balanced diet.

  • Get regular exercise in addition to conditioning.

  • Warm up before any sports activity, including practice and use or wear protective equipment appropriate for that sport.

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

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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.