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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stent Placement Podcast
Quiz: Germs Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Peak Flow Meter

Health Tip of the Day

Tips to Help a Child Who Stutters

  • Listen patiently to what your child says, not how it is said. Respond to the message rather than the stuttering.

  • Allow your child to complete thoughts without interruption, and maintain eye contact.

  • After your child speaks, reply slowly using some of the same words.

  • Wait before responding. This helps to slow things down and should help your child's speech.

  • Spend at least five minutes each day talking with your child in a relaxed manner.

  • Find ways to show your child you value and enjoy your time together.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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.