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U.S. Preparing Tighter Infection Controls for Ebola Patients: Report

Among the recommendations: full body suits so no skin is showing

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Gallbladder Scan Podcast
Quiz: Prediabetes Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: ACL Injuries

Health Tip of the Day

Reducing Cancer Risk

Vitamin supplements don't help prevent cancer, according to several government studies. A report that reviewed more than 4,500 studies, however, found diets high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans do reduce risks for certain cancers, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Healthy Living

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

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.