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Manage Your Health

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Today in Health News

2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome

Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Exercise Echocardiogram Podcast
Quiz: Pet Diseases Quiz
Risk Assesment: Depression Risk Assessment
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

How to Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

  • Double the recipes for soups, stews and casseroles. Freeze and store leftovers for later use.

  • Spray knives with nonstick cooking spray before chopping raisins, dates and other sticky food.

  • Clean counter tops, pots and pans as you go.

  • Store dishes and silverware near the dishwasher for faster unloading.

  • Start a file of meals you can prepare in 30 minutes or less.

  • Use a seam ripper to open plastic bags and packages.

 

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.

Your Family

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.