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Today in Health News

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Electrophysiological Studies Podcast
Quiz: Psoriasis Quiz
Risk Assesment: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Cataracts

Health Tip of the Day

Losing Weight Cuts Risk for Heart Disease

Another reason to maintain a healthful weight: Being just 10 percent overweight increases your risk for coronary artery disease, according to 2004 information from the American Obesity Association. But losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of your body weight, and keeping it off, can significantly decrease insulin levels and high blood pressure, thereby decreasing your risk for diabetes, stroke and heart attack.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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