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TODAY IN HEALTH NEWS

Health Tip: Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found







Your Complete Guide to Being Well and Staying Healthy

Healthy Living

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

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Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

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Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Energy Drinks: Not a Good Choice for Children
Quiz: Blood Transfusion Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Stroke

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.