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Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Drinking Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Family Focus: Less Sodium for All
Quiz: Eating Disorders Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Health Tip of the Day

10 Rules for Living Longer

  • Eat plenty of foods from the four basic food groups.

  • Maintain a normal body weight through proper diet and exercise.

  • Exercise for 30 minutes at least three times a week.

  • Get plenty of sleep every night.

  • Brush your teeth after each meal and floss them once a day.

  • Wear a seat belt every time you get in a car.

  • Drink alcohol only in moderation.

  • Avoid tobacco products.

  • Keep your immunizations up to date.

  • To relieve stress and enrich your life, make time for activities you enjoy.

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

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

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.