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Today in Health News

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Electromyography (EMG) Podcast
Quiz: Shoulder Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Health Tip of the Day

Exercise and IBS

Keeping active helps patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) cope. IBS affects up to 20 percent of the U.S. population, primarily women, and there's no effective cure. But a University of Utah study of 1,060 people with IBS found that increased physical activity improved their quality of life. Those with the condition associated such activity with greater physical functioning and reduced symptoms.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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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