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Today in Health News

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Large Jump in Imaging Scans Since 1996
Quiz: Autoimmune Diseases Quiz
Risk Assesment: Alcohol Use Assessment
Video: Hysterectomy

Health Tip of the Day

Dental Visits Important

Twice-yearly dental visits are recommended to prevent oral health problems. But roughly 65 percent of American adults don't have even one yearly dental appointment. Because of this, 33 percent of all Americans have untreated tooth decay and 48 percent have gum disease, according to the Academy of General Dentistry.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

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