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Today in Health News

Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study

Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Electronystagmography (ENG) Podcast
Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis Quiz
Risk Assesment: Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment
Video: Cardiac Arrhythmias

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking Increases Risk for Hemorrhage

Smoking increases a woman's risk for a severe and often fatal bleeding stroke known as an intracerebral hemorrhage. A nine-year study of 39,783 women found that those who smoked 15 or more cigarettes a day were three times more likely to have a bleeding stroke than nonsmoking women. The study was published in 2003 in the journal Stroke.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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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