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Today in Health News

Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease

People with rare disorder lack key enzyme

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Bone Marrow Biopsy Podcast
Quiz: Stroke: Test Your Knowledge
Risk Assesment: Female Urinary Incontinence Risk Assessment
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Women and Folic Acid

More women of childbearing age are getting enough folic acid to prevent birth defects, according to the March of Dimes. About 40 percent of women now get enough folic acid, which can reduce the risk for having a child with spinal bifida or other neural tube defects, or a brain defect such as anencephaly.

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

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.