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Today in Health News

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: Ovulation Date Calculator
Podcast: Valvuloplasty Podcast
Quiz: Cervical Cancer Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Playing It Safe at Home

To help promote safety at home, the Environmental Protection Agency has a Web page designed for children. It focuses on common chemical products used in the home and where they might be found. Kids can take a house tour, work on puzzles and try a quiz.

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.