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TODAY IN HEALTH NEWS

Health Tip: A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found







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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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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: Calorie Burn Rate Tool
Podcast: Hip Replacement Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Meniscal Injuries

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.