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Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Ovulation Date Calculator
Podcast: Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan) Podcast
Quiz: Marijuana Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change

Health Tip of the Day

A Runner's Guide to Avoiding Injury

  • Build your mileage slowly; don't increase your weekly distance by more than 10 percent.

  • Follow hard days with easy recovery days.

  • Don't increase your mileage every week. Plan an easy week into your training schedule every so often.

  • Cross-train consistently. Not only walk or run, but also swim, bicycle, in-line skate or stair-climb.

  • Your risk of an overuse injury increases dramatically as you approach 40 to 50 miles per week. Exercise caution when covering such distances.

  • After you compete in a race, do easy workouts for as many days as there were miles in the race.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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