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TODAY IN HEALTH NEWS

Health Tip: If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

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Your Complete Guide to Being Well and Staying Healthy

Healthy Living

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Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Health Centers

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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

Your Family

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Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

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Calculator: Cost of Smoking Calculator
Podcast: Prostate/Rectal Sonogram Podcast
Quiz: Prostate Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Pre-Diabetes

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.