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Today in Health News

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Strong Social Ties May Help Women Survive Cancer
Quiz: Blood Count Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Peak Flow Meter

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking and Anxiety Disorders

Doctors often don't counsel people with anxiety disorders or other psychiatric illnesses to quit smoking. But the American Psychiatric Association guidelines recommend that doctors encourage such patients to try smoking-cessation treatments, particularly if patients are motivated enough to set a quit date.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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.

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