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Today in Health News

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Children Can Suffer ACL Injuries, Too
Quiz: Food Safety Quiz
Risk Assesment: Are You at Risk for Endometriosis?
Video: Diabetes, Type 1

Health Tip of the Day

For the Night-Shift, Don Shades

If you work at night, try wearing sunglasses on your drive home each morning. You'll probably sleep better during the day because the sunglasses will help fool your body into thinking it's evening, says the National Sleep Foundation.

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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