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Today in Health News

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Strong Social Ties May Help Women Survive Cancer
Quiz: Sleep Apnea Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Tips for a Successful Exercise Program

  • Set specific long-term goals, but keep short-term goals flexible.

  • Reward yourself for exercising.

  • Make exercise a priority by scheduling it.

  • Surround yourself with reminders to exercise.

  • Pick the activities you prefer in the beginning, even if they're less strenuous. Once you're exercising regularly, you can try more challenging activities.

  • Work at a level that lets you feel as good when you stop as when you start.

  • Don't judge the benefits only by the weight scale. Exercise has also been shown to reduce stress and fight depression.

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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