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Manage Your Health

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Today in Health News

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Baby Due Date Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Easing Your Concerns About a Prostate Exam
Quiz: Doctor-Patient Communication Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Health Tip of the Day

A Woman's Heart Disease Risk

You're at risk for heart disease if your father had a heart attack before age 56 or if your mother had one before age 60. If you are 20 percent or more overweight. If body fat is concentrated around your midsection. If you have a low level of HDL ("good") cholesterol and a high level of LDL ("bad") cholesterol. If you have diabetes.

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

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.