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Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: PTSD Not Uncommon After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Quiz: ADHD Quiz
Risk Assesment: Depression Risk Assessment
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Health Tip of the Day

Sleep and the Sexes

The sleeping patterns of men and women can differ, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Half of all U.S. men admit to snoring, but only 36 percent of women. And half of American males say they would go to sleep earlier if they didn't have television or the Internet; 42 percent of females say this. About a fifth of men and about a third of women say they've used medication to help them get to sleep.

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

Heart Disease
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.

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.