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Today in Health News

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain Podcast
Quiz: Lead Safety Quiz
Risk Assesment: Stress Trigger Assessment
Video: Breast Cancer Screening

Health Tip of the Day

What's the Average?

According to the latest statistics available, the average height for American men ages 20 and older is 69.1 inches; for women, it's 63.7 inches. The average weight for men is 180 pounds; for women, it's 152 pounds. These figures come from the National Center for Health Statistics.

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

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.