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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: More Women Face Mental Illness
Quiz: Poison Prevention Quiz
Risk Assesment: Female Urinary Incontinence Risk Assessment
Video: Exercise During Pregnancy

Health Tip of the Day

Dental Visits Important

Twice-yearly dental visits are recommended to prevent oral health problems. But roughly 65 percent of American adults don't have even one yearly dental appointment. Because of this, 33 percent of all Americans have untreated tooth decay and 48 percent have gum disease, according to the Academy of General Dentistry.

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.