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Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Children Can Suffer ACL Injuries, Too
Quiz: Hearing Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Total Knee Replacement

Health Tip of the Day

How to Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

  • Double the recipes for soups, stews and casseroles. Freeze and store leftovers for later use.

  • Spray knives with nonstick cooking spray before chopping raisins, dates and other sticky food.

  • Clean counter tops, pots and pans as you go.

  • Store dishes and silverware near the dishwasher for faster unloading.

  • Start a file of meals you can prepare in 30 minutes or less.

  • Use a seam ripper to open plastic bags and packages.

 

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.