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Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Barium Swallow Podcast
Quiz: Diabetes Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Metered-Dose Inhaler

Health Tip of the Day

Spreading a Little Oil

Instead of spreading butter on a dinner roll, try this tip from Italian dining: Dip the roll in a teaspoon of extra-virgin olive oil. With the olive oil, you eliminate the saturated fat found in butter -- and substitute healthful monounsaturated fats. Oil is high in calories, so use it sparingly.

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

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.