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Today in Health News

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Drinking Calculator
Podcast: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion Podcast
Quiz: Stroke Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Pre-Diabetes

Health Tip of the Day

Allergy Shots

Children with allergies should receive allergen immunotherapy, or allergy shots, to prevent allergic asthma, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The shots should be considered for children with allergy symptoms not controlled by medication or who have specific allergies to triggers such as pet dander, molds, pollens, dust mites or insect stings.

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.