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Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Today’s Interactive Tools

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Tool
Quiz: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Quiz
Risk Assesment: Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment

Health Tip of the Day

The Best Nutrition Advice

When you need professional nutrition or diet advice, don't be fooled by the titles "certified nutrition specialist" or "certified nutrition consultant." Although these sound important, they are not associated with formal nutrition training. People do little more than pay a membership fee to get them. For the best advice, work with a registered dietician (R.D.).

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.