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A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Today’s Interactive Tools

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

Health Tip of the Day

Preventing Yeast Infections

Vaginal yeast infections are quite common in women: Three-fourths of women will have a yeast infection at some point, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). To help prevent a yeast infection, don't use a douche, feminine hygiene sprays, deodorant sanitary pads or tampons, or bubble bath, the AAFP says. These products appear to alter vaginal acidity and can lead to a yeast infection.

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.