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Today in Health News

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Calculator
Podcast: Exercise Electrocardiogram Podcast
Quiz: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Quiz
Risk Assesment: Alcohol Use Assessment
Video: Exercise During Pregnancy

Health Tip of the Day

When Night Falls, So Should the Noise

Nighttime should be quiet time, especially if you have young children. You can reduce family stress by turning down lights at night and keeping noise to a minimum, say experts at the Mayo Medical School. Babies and young kids tend to get fussy when exposed to loud sounds and harsh lights.

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.

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.