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Today in Health News

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator
Podcast: Electronystagmography (ENG) Podcast
Quiz: Trans Fat Facts and Fiction
Risk Assesment: Are You at Risk for Endometriosis?
Video: Shoulder Arthritis and Replacement

Health Tip of the Day

Marijuana Use Carries Dangers

Marijuana may not seem as dangerous as cocaine or heroin, but isn't harmless. Long-term, it can increase cancer risk, decrease testosterone levels in men and increase them in women, diminish or extinguish sexual pleasure and lead to physiological dependence, requiring more of the drug to get the same effect.

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.