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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 Drinking Tool
Podcast: Exercise Electrocardiogram Podcast
Quiz: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Diabetes Related Eye Disease

Health Tip of the Day

When to See a Therapist

Here are tips to help you figure out if you need to see a therapist:

  • If you have a definite change in personality.

  • If you feel you can't cope with life's problems.

  • If you have odd ideas or delusions.

  • If you feel sad or depressed for longer than two weeks.

  • If you have frequent mood swings.

  • If your eating or sleeping habits change greatly.

  • If you are abusing alcohol or drugs.

  • If you have excessive anger or hostility.

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.