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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Enjoying Nature May Give Your Brain a Break
Quiz: Head Lice Quiz
Risk Assesment: Are You at Risk for Endometriosis?
Video: Stroke

Health Tip of the Day

To Work Safely in the Garden

Bend your knees when lifting, shoveling or hauling materials.   Wear closed-toe shoes with rubber soles. Avoid wearing perfume, which can attract bees and wasps. Apply sunscreen to all exposed skin. Don't apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers on windy days. Wear a wide-brimmed hat. Drink plenty of water.

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.