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Today in Health News

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Podcast
Quiz: Male Pattern Baldness
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Total Knee Replacement

Health Tip of the Day

Tips for Guilt-Free Dining Out

  • Eat a light, low-fat snack before ordering your meal.

  • Avoid all-you-can-eat buffets. You're likely to overeat to get your money's worth.

  • Approach the salad bar with caution. It's easy to load your plate with fatty extras and too many calories.

  • Don't be shy about making special requests.

  • Order your entree broiled, boiled, baked, stir-fried or served in marinara sauce.

  • When ordering red meat, opt for the leanest cuts.

  • Use condiments conservatively.

  • Watch what you drink. Alcoholic beverages are high in calories.

  • Leave enough food on your plate to take home a doggy bag.

  • Choose an alternative to rich desserts.

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

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.