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Today in Health News

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Tool
Podcast: Electrocardiogram Podcast
Quiz: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: ACL Injuries

Health Tip of the Day

Banning Bad Breath

Bad breath can have a variety of causes, including poor dental hygiene, using tobacco products, and medical conditions such as sinusitis, postnasal drip, diabetes and a gastrointestinal problem, according to the American Dental Association. One of the best ways to prevent bad breath is to brush your teeth and tongue twice a day and floss once a day.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.