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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Appendectomy Podcast
Quiz: Longevity Quiz
Risk Assesment: Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment
Video: Stroke

Health Tip of the Day

Dental Visits Important

Twice-yearly dental visits are recommended to prevent oral health problems. But roughly 65 percent of American adults don't have even one yearly dental appointment. Because of this, 33 percent of all Americans have untreated tooth decay and 48 percent have gum disease, according to the Academy of General Dentistry.

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.