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Today in Health News

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's BMI Calculator
Podcast: Vascular Studies Podcast
Quiz: Impotence Quiz
Risk Assesment: Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Stress and Overeating

Women who are stressed out may be more likely to overeat by snacking than men who are stressed. Researchers writing in a 2004 issue of the Journal of Applied Social Psychology found women who felt high levels of stress tended to snack more after the stressful situation ended than did men. Men did the same amount of snacking whether they were stressed or not, the study found.

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

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.