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Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Cancer Risk Higher with Mental Illness
Quiz: Huntington's Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Health Tip of the Day

When to See a Therapist

Here are tips to help you figure out if you need to see a therapist:

  • If you have a definite change in personality.

  • If you feel you can't cope with life's problems.

  • If you have odd ideas or delusions.

  • If you feel sad or depressed for longer than two weeks.

  • If you have frequent mood swings.

  • If your eating or sleeping habits change greatly.

  • If you are abusing alcohol or drugs.

  • If you have excessive anger or hostility.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
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.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

Your Family

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.