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Today in Health News

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Considering Birth Control? Know Your Options
Quiz: COPD Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Bursitis

Health Tip of the Day

Outlook Affects Recovery From Stroke

Pessimists are more prone to post-stroke depression, says the American Heart Association. A 12-month study of 190 people recovering from a first stroke found the most pessimistic were nearly five times more likely to develop post-stroke depression than those who were more optimistic. Depression can interfere with recovery.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

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