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Today in Health News

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator
Podcast: Abdominal Ultrasound Podcast
Quiz: Paget's Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: EGD: Upper Endoscopy

Health Tip of the Day

Banning Bad Breath

Bad breath can have a variety of causes, including poor dental hygiene, using tobacco products, and medical conditions such as sinusitis, postnasal drip, diabetes and a gastrointestinal problem, according to the American Dental Association. One of the best ways to prevent bad breath is to brush your teeth and tongue twice a day and floss once a day.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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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