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Today in Health News

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Gene Raises Risk for Pancreatitis in Men Who Drink
Quiz: Mold Allergy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Cardiac Catheterization

Health Tip of the Day

Exercising in Form

Wiggle your toes every few counts when you're doing squats or lunges. This ensures you use proper form because the wiggling keeps your weight over your heels, say exercise experts at Auburn University in Alabama.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.