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Today in Health News

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Due Date Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Good Skin Care Essential if You Have Diabetes
Quiz: Kidney Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Seizures and the Full Moon

The full moon has been blamed for bringing on epileptic seizures, but researchers say that's not true. In a study published in 2004 in the journal Epilepsy and Behavior, researchers found that epileptic seizures were more common during the moon's last quarter, although they did not know why. Seizures not associated with epilepsy -- those with psychological causes or brought on by stress -- did seem to be more common during a full moon.

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.