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12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Enjoying Nature May Give Your Brain a Break
Quiz: Inhalant Abuse Quiz
Risk Assesment: Stress Trigger Assessment
Video: Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention

Health Tip of the Day

Importance of Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral that stimulates the action of about 100 enzymes in the body. The main sources of zinc in the diet are red meat and poultry, but other good sources include oysters and certain other seafood, beans, nuts, whole grains, and fortified breakfast cereals and dairy products, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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.