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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: Ovulation Date Tool
Podcast: Cesarean Delivery Podcast
Quiz: Alcohol Abuse Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Heart Failure

Health Tip of the Day

Healthier Choices

These revisions to the USDA Dietary Guidelines are designed to lower the risk for chronic disease, according to the University of Washington: Choose complex carbohydrates such as those made with whole-grain flour, brown rice and oatmeal instead of white flour. Use healthful fats (such as olive, canola, corn and peanut oil) instead of stick margarines, but use them sparingly. Select protein sources lower in saturated fat, such as fish, poultry, eggs and legumes, instead of red meat. Include low-fat dairy products in your daily diet.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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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.