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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Bone Biopsy Podcast
Quiz: Pneumonia Vaccine Quiz
Risk Assesment: Lung Cancer Assessment
Video: Metered-Dose Inhaler

Health Tip of the Day

To Work Safely in the Garden

Bend your knees when lifting, shoveling or hauling materials.   Wear closed-toe shoes with rubber soles. Avoid wearing perfume, which can attract bees and wasps. Apply sunscreen to all exposed skin. Don't apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers on windy days. Wear a wide-brimmed hat. Drink plenty of water.

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.