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Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's BMI Calculator
Podcast: Myelogram Podcast
Quiz: Night Shift Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Common Changes During Pregnancy

Health Tip of the Day

Immune Response and Food Allergies

If you have a food allergy, it means that your body's immune system mistakenly believes that the food is harmful to you, according to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. If you eat the food you are allergic to, your body's reaction can affect your breathing, your digestion, your skin and your heart. These foods account for 90 percent of food allergies: milk, eggs, peanuts, nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat.

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

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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.