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Today in Health News

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Hysterectomy Podcast
Quiz: Cataracts Quiz
Risk Assesment: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: EGD: Upper Endoscopy

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking Linked to Gum Disease

Smoking may cause more than half the cases of gum disease among American adults, according to the American Academy of Periodontology. Smokers who smoke less than half a pack per day are almost three times more likely than nonsmokers to have the disease; those who smoke more than 1-1/2 packs per day have six times the risk.

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

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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