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Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Considering Birth Control? Know Your Options
Quiz: Appendix Quiz
Risk Assesment: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Pacemakers

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

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.