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TODAY IN HEALTH NEWS

Health Tip: Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say







Your Complete Guide to Being Well and Staying Healthy

Healthy Living

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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

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

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

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

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Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Venogram Podcast
Quiz: Trans Fat Facts and Fiction
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Menopause

Hold the Dressing

The best way to cut back the fat when you're eating a salad at a restaurant is to ask for the dressing on the side. When the salad comes, however, don't be tempted to douse it with all the dressing. Use only a spoonful or two. You can also request fat-free dressing.