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Today in Health News

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Immunization Calendar
Podcast: Podcast: Strong Social Ties May Help Women Survive Cancer
Quiz: Teen Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Shoulder Arthritis and Replacement

Health Tip of the Day

Don't Mix Raw Meat, Fresh Food

If raw meats and fresh food cross paths, the result can be food poisoning. To help prevent such food-borne illness, separate raw meat, poultry and seafood from other foods in your grocery cart and in your refrigerator, according to the Texas Department of Health. Use one cutting board for raw-meat products and another for raw fruits and vegetables. Always wash your hands, cutting boards, dishes and utensils with hot, soapy water after they come in contact with raw meat, poultry and seafood.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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.

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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.