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Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Cost of Smoking Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Energy Drinks: Not a Good Choice for Children
Quiz: Meningitis Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress
Video: Breast Cancer Screening

Health Tip of the Day

10 Rules for Living Longer

  • Eat plenty of foods from the four basic food groups.

  • Maintain a normal body weight through proper diet and exercise.

  • Exercise for 30 minutes at least three times a week.

  • Get plenty of sleep every night.

  • Brush your teeth after each meal and floss them once a day.

  • Wear a seat belt every time you get in a car.

  • Drink alcohol only in moderation.

  • Avoid tobacco products.

  • Keep your immunizations up to date.

  • To relieve stress and enrich your life, make time for activities you enjoy.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.