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Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Immunization Calendar
Podcast: Podcast: Hormone Combo in Contraception Boosts Heart Risk
Quiz: Heat Stroke Quiz
Risk Assesment: Female Urinary Incontinence Risk Assessment
Video: Exercise During Pregnancy

Health Tip of the Day

More Weight Increases Cancer Risk

Being overweight or obese (body mass index of 40 or more) increases the risk for dying from cancer, according to research published in 2003 in the New England Journal of Medicine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 64 percent of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese and 15 percent of children and adolescents are overweight.

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.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.