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Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Panel Nixes Supplements for Bone Health
Quiz: Prostate Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Metered-Dose Inhaler

Health Tip of the Day

Playing It Safe

Here are some factors from the Consumer Product Safety Commission to consider when determining whether your public playground is safe:

  • Does it have at least a foot thick of wood chips, mulch or sand, or rubber mats around the play equipment?

  • Are play structures more than 30 inches high and at least 9 feet apart?

  • Have dangerous hardware like S hooks and bolt ends been removed?

  • Have sharp points or edges on equipment been covered or removed?

  • Have tripping hazards such as tree stumps or rocks been removed?

  • Do elevated ramps and platforms have guardrails?

 

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.