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Today in Health News

Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold

Study could explain why some people are more stoic than others, researchers say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Mixed Reviews on Alcohol Use by Women
Quiz: HIV/AIDS Quiz
Risk Assesment: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Kidney Care for People with Diabetes

Health Tip of the Day

Air Pollution Linked to Heart Disease

Breathing polluted air, especially smoky exhaust from factory smokestacks and the tailpipes of diesel-powered vehicles, can contribute to exercise-induced heart disease, says the American Heart Association (AHA). A recent study also found people with heart disease were three times more likely to suffer ischemia or decreased oxygen supply to the heart muscle, after exercising in highly polluted air.

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.