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Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Due Date Calculator
Podcast: Arthroplasty Podcast
Quiz: Stuttering Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Shoulder Arthritis and Replacement

Health Tip of the Day

Brush Twice a Day

Brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food particles and plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth. Plaque can produce toxins that irritate and inflame the gums, according to the American Dental Association. You should use a toothbrush with soft, rounded-ends or polished bristles, which are less likely to injure gums. Toothbrushes should be replaced every three or four months.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.