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Pneumonia

If you have symptoms of pneumonia call your doctor immediately. Even with the many effective antibiotics, early diagnosis and treatment are important.


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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Cardiac Catheterization Animation
Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Clinical Wizard: Healthy Pregnancy Guide Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Podcast: Easing Your Concerns About a Prostate Exam
Quiz: Stroke: Test Your Knowledge
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Osteoarthritis

Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Typical Fears of Older Children

  • At age 7, fears grow out of ideas suggested by television and movies, performance in school or dark spaces.

  • At ages 8 and 9, school or personal failure, and ridicule by peers are common fears.

  • In early adolescence (ages 10 to 12), children often have specific phobis (e.g. fear heights) or, fear older kids, parental anger and school failure.

  • Older teens tend to express fear about changes in their bodies, isolation, sex and world events.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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