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Today in Health News

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Baby Due Date Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Defeat the Pattern of Male-Pattern Baldness
Quiz: Adult Immunizations Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking and Anxiety Disorders

Doctors often don't counsel people with anxiety disorders or other psychiatric illnesses to quit smoking. But the American Psychiatric Association guidelines recommend that doctors encourage such patients to try smoking-cessation treatments, particularly if patients are motivated enough to set a quit date.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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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