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Today in Health News

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

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Say 'No' to Foodborne Illness
Quiz: Poison Ivy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Sensible Dining

To eat healthful portions of food instead of high-calorie, super-sized ones when dining out: Order small-sized items at fast-food restaurants, says the American Institute for Cancer Research. Order an appetizer for a main course or split a meal with a companion at regular restaurants.

Healthy Living

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

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

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