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College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Energy Drinks: Not a Good Choice for Children
Quiz: Growth Plate Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Potassium and Stroke

Eating foods that contain potassium could reduce your risk for stroke. One study in the journal Stroke found that people who consumed fewer than 2,300 mg of potassium per day had a 50 percent higher stroke risk than those who consumed more than 4,100 mg. Good sources of potassium include baked potatoes with skin, plain yogurt, cantaloupes and honeydew melons, halibut and tuna steaks, grapefruit, orange or prune juice, bananas and molasses.

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

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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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.