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CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Tool
Podcast: Appendectomy Podcast
Quiz: Ear Infection Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Diabetes Related Eye Disease

Health Tip of the Day

Family Fitness

Limit how much time your children spend watching TV and playing video games. Don't eat snacks while watching TV. Schedule family fitness activities such as biking, hiking or tennis. Set exercise goals as a family to help everyone stick to the fitness plan. When the weather is bad, try indoor exercise ideas such as jumping jacks or Simon Says.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.