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Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion Podcast
Quiz: Senior Oral Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Kidney Care for People with Diabetes

Health Tip of the Day

Manipulating Headaches

Although chiropractic manipulation may be able to relieve some types of pain, such as pain in the lower back, it is not effective against headaches, researchers say. Researchers at the California Medical Center Research Institute location looked at a number of studies on pain and concluded that there wasn't enough evidence to support chiropractic manipulation as an effective treatment for headaches.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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