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Today in Health News

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Liver and Biliary Tract Podcast
Quiz: Balance Disorders Quiz
Risk Assesment: Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment
Video: Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change

Health Tip of the Day

More Weight Increases Cancer Risk

Being overweight or obese (body mass index of 40 or more) increases the risk for dying from cancer, according to research published in 2003 in the New England Journal of Medicine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 64 percent of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese and 15 percent of children and adolescents are overweight.

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.

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