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Today in Health News

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Lumbar Puncture (LP) Podcast
Quiz: Childhood Asthma Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

5 Ways to Safely Store Toxins at Home

  • Keep hazards locked up. That means everything from household cleaning products to medicines and art supplies.

  • Pass up harmful products for less toxic or homemade mixes. Use baking soda and water instead of oven cleaner, for instance.

  • Buy over-the-counter drugs with childproof caps.

  • Never fill soda or food containers with something besides food.

  • Never store cleaners and foods on the same shelf.

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.