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TODAY IN HEALTH NEWS

Health Tip: Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say







Your Complete Guide to Being Well and Staying Healthy

Healthy Living

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

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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

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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: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Knee Ligament Repair Podcast
Quiz: Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Heart Failure

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.