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Today in Health News

1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

Today’s Interactive Tools

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Quiz: Juvenile Arthritis Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment

Health Tip of the Day

Ways to Use Peanut Butter

  • Peanut butter and sliced bananas on whole wheat bread.

  • Peanut butter on celery sticks with raisins.

  • Peanut butter, date and nut spread. (Blend 1 cup dates, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1 cup creamy peanut butter and 4 tablespoons evaporated milk.) Spread on crackers, bread or fresh fruit.

  • Peanut butter milkshake. (Blend 2 scoops vanilla ice cream and 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, 1 cup skim or low-fat milk, 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter.) It's a quick snack or fast breakfast, high in protein, calcium and B vitamins.

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.