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Today in Health News

Burn Injuries More Common in Summer

Doctor shares tips for safe use of fire pits, barbecues and campfires

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Due Date Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Bone Health Isn’t Just a Woman's Concern
Quiz: Botulism Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Menopause

Health Tip of the Day

Preschoolers Eating More

Preschoolers are eating plenty of nutritious foods these days, but researchers are concerned about the emphasis on "plenty," according to a study in a 2004 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. Over the last 30 years, daily food intake among preschoolers has increased by 200 calories. This increase has contributed to the trend toward obesity in children, the researchers say.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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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