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Today in Health News

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: More Americans Expected to Face Heart Failure
Quiz: Knee Care Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Heart Attacks

Health Tip of the Day

Marijuana Use Carries Dangers

Marijuana may not seem as dangerous as cocaine or heroin, but isn't harmless. Long-term, it can increase cancer risk, decrease testosterone levels in men and increase them in women, diminish or extinguish sexual pleasure and lead to physiological dependence, requiring more of the drug to get the same effect.

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.