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Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law
Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party
Tips on Treating a Tension-Type Headache
Over-the-counter medications are the first line of defense for treating the common headache. Some other methods:
Place an ice pack wrapped in a cloth on the forehead, eyes or temples.
Use a warm towel to relax neck and shoulder muscles.
Take a warm bath or shower to help relieve tension.
Rest in a quiet, darkened room.
Use simple relaxation techniques: breathing deeply, relaxing your muscles and using visual images.
Exercise for 30 minutes three times a week. Any aerobic exercise slows your heart rate and releases painkilling chemicals in the brain.
Get enough sleep; sleep can relieve headaches.
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.