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Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014

Doctor Admits to Fraudulent Cancer Treatment

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Drinking Calculator
Podcast: Breast-Conserving Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Poison Ivy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Health Tip of the Day

Seizures and the Full Moon

The full moon has been blamed for bringing on epileptic seizures, but researchers say that's not true. In a study published in 2004 in the journal Epilepsy and Behavior, researchers found that epileptic seizures were more common during the moon's last quarter, although they did not know why. Seizures not associated with epilepsy -- those with psychological causes or brought on by stress -- did seem to be more common during a full moon.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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