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Today in Health News

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Today’s Interactive Tools

Calculator: Cost of Drinking Calculator
Quiz: Head Lice Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment

Health Tip of the Day

Tips for a Non-Tipsy Party

  • Stay sober. The only way you can act responsibly is to preserve your own judgment.

  • Serve nonalcoholic beer and wine. Or, concoct a special nonalcoholic holiday punch or eggnog.

  • People busy eating won't drink as much. Avoid salty foods, which make people thirsty.

  • Stop serving alcohol an hour before the party ends to give guests time to sober up.

  • Do whatever is necessary to keep guests from driving drunk. Take away their keys. Make cab service available. Offer them a couch on which to sleep.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

Your Family

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