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Today in Health News

Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2014

Doctors, Hospitals Received Billions From Drug and Medical Device CompaniesExperts Challenge Brain Injury Settlement Between NFL and Former PlayersNew Viagra Ad Targets Women

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Tilt Table Procedure Podcast
Quiz: Shoulder Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Health Tip of the Day

Are You Overweight?

If you're not sure whether you are overweight, don't go solely by what the scale says. An adult is considered overweight when he or she has a body mass index (BMI) between 25 and 29.9, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An adult with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. BMI is a standard that takes into account your height as well as your weight.

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

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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.