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Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments

Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

Today’s Interactive Tools

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Quiz: PMS Quiz
Risk Assesment: Alcohol Use Assessment

Health Tip of the Day

Eating More Fruits, Veggies

You should have three to five servings a day of vegetables and two to four servings a day of fruit, or a total of five to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, according to the USDA. Here are some suggestions from the American Dietetic Association on how to boost the amount of fruit and vegetables you eat:

  • Add vegetables and even fruit to a sandwich. Experiment with peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, apples, pineapple and lettuce.

  • As a snack, choose 100 percent fruit juice to drink.

  • Don't forget fruit as part of your lunch.

  • Make a smoothie with fruit, fruit juice and frozen yogurt.

  • When you eat pizza, add vegetables such as broccoli, zucchini, spinach, bell peppers and mushrooms as a topping.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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.