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Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Due Date Calculator
Podcast: Cystography Podcast
Quiz: Marijuana Quiz
Risk Assesment: Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment
Video: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Health Tip of the Day

Picking a Good Shoe

Whether you are a walker or a jogger, you need the right shoe for the right activity. A good walking shoe should have a soft upper, good shock absorption, a smooth tread and a sole that allows your foot to roll through its walking motion, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). A good jogging shoe should have adequate cushioning, flexibility, stability in the heel, lightness and good traction, the AAOS says.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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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