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Today in Health News

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Bunion Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Sleep: Test Your Knowledge
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Warning Signs of Swimmer's Ear

See a doctor if any of these symptoms occur:

  • Your ears feel blocked or itch.

  • The ear canal becomes red, swollen, perhaps even swelling shut.

  • A milky fluid drains from your ear, or there is a crust around the opening of the ear canal.

  • The ear becomes red, very painful, swollen and tender to touch, especially the cartilage in front of the ear canal.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

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.

Your Family

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