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Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

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Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Considering Birth Control? Know Your Options
Quiz: Heartburn Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Diabetes, Type 1

Health Tip of the Day

Measure Those Portions

If you're trying to lose weight, keep this in mind: You could lose up to 10 pounds in a year if you measure a correct portion of your regular morning cereal instead of eyeballing the portion, say researchers writing in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

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.