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Today in Health News

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Americans Need to Learn More about Antibiotics
Quiz: Prescription Drug Abuse Quiz
Risk Assesment: Stress Trigger Assessment
Video: Bursitis

Health Tip of the Day

Don't Mix Raw Meat, Fresh Food

If raw meats and fresh food cross paths, the result can be food poisoning. To help prevent such food-borne illness, separate raw meat, poultry and seafood from other foods in your grocery cart and in your refrigerator, according to the Texas Department of Health. Use one cutting board for raw-meat products and another for raw fruits and vegetables. Always wash your hands, cutting boards, dishes and utensils with hot, soapy water after they come in contact with raw meat, poultry and seafood.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

Health Centers

Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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.