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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Diabetes Detective: Uncovering the Complications Animation
Calculator: Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Healthy Pregnancy Guide Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Vascular Studies Podcast
Quiz: Vocal Cords Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Kidney Stones

Today in Health News

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Health Tip of the Day

How to Read to Your Child

  • Look for books you both love: Ask friends, teachers or librarians; look for award-winning books; check book reviews; or have your children pick out their own books.

  • Point out objects in the pictures as you read; look for activity books that let the child participate; have your child help turn the pages.

  • Follow the words with your finger so your child develops a sense that the words go from left to right.

  • Read slowly.

  • Look for repetition or rhymes in the stories.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

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.
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