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Today in Health News

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: 4 Heart-Related Conditions You Can Work to Prevent
Quiz: Drugs and Pregnancy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
Video: Cataracts

Health Tip of the Day

Have Bicycle, Will Travel

Your child has made the big step from training wheels to a full-fledged bicycle. But is he ready for the road? Here are tips to tell whether you child is prepared:

  • He knows the rules of the road, and does not ride on busy highways.

  • He can ride straight.

  • He uses the brakes properly.

  • He knows how to swerve around hazards.

  • He's on a constant lookout for traffic.

  • His bicycle is equipped with reflectors and is in good repair.

  • He wears a helmet.

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.

Your Family

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