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Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Podcast: Java and Pregnancy: An OK Combo?
Quiz: Seasonal Allergy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Alcohol Use Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Disease: Treatment

Health Tip of the Day

Sensible Dining

To eat healthful portions of food instead of high-calorie, super-sized ones when dining out: Order small-sized items at fast-food restaurants, says the American Institute for Cancer Research. Order an appetizer for a main course or split a meal with a companion at regular restaurants.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

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.