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Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Some Signs of Aging Linked to an Unhealthy Heart
Quiz: Male Pattern Baldness
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Rotator Cuff Tendinitis/Tear

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking Increases Risk for Hemorrhage

Smoking increases a woman's risk for a severe and often fatal bleeding stroke known as an intracerebral hemorrhage. A nine-year study of 39,783 women found that those who smoked 15 or more cigarettes a day were three times more likely to have a bleeding stroke than nonsmoking women. The study was published in 2003 in the journal Stroke.

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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.