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Today in Health News

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Baby Due Date Tool
Podcast: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Podcast
Quiz: Asthma Awareness Quiz
Risk Assesment: Depression Risk Assessment
Video: Osteoarthritis

Health Tip of the Day

Vaccine Vital for Reducing Chickenpox

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the chickenpox vaccine can reduce cases of the disease by 80 percent. The highly contagious virus often strikes children before age 10, causing five to 10 days of rashes, fever and fatigue. Half of the country's states have made the chickenpox vaccination mandatory for children entering schools and day-care facilities.

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

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.