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Today in Health News

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

Here's a list of health benefits

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Podcast: Job Burnout May Be Hard on Your Heart
Quiz: Wound Smarts Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Hysterectomy

Health Tip of the Day

When Do You Need a Vitamin or Mineral Supplement?

Supplements are not substitutes. They can't replace the variety of necessary nutrients found in whole foods, but you might need them:

  • If you frequently skip meals or don't eat enough fruits, vegetables, grain and dairy products.

  • If you're on a low-calorie diet.

  • If you're a strict vegetarian.

  • If you can't drink milk or eat yogurt.

  • If you're a woman of child-bearing age and don't eat fruits and vegetables.

  • If you are pregnant.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

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.