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Today in Health News

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Give Your Child an Academic Boost—Exercise!
Quiz: Constipation Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Blood Sugar Testing

Health Tip of the Day

Go for the "E"

Vitamin E is an important nutrient that reduces the risk for coronary artery disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. Good sources of vitamin E include vegetable oils, seeds, nuts, fortified cereals and green, leafy vegetables.

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

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.