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Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Easing Your Concerns About a Prostate Exam
Quiz: Holiday Sweets and Treats Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Health Tip of the Day

Picking a Good Shoe

Whether you are a walker or a jogger, you need the right shoe for the right activity. A good walking shoe should have a soft upper, good shock absorption, a smooth tread and a sole that allows your foot to roll through its walking motion, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). A good jogging shoe should have adequate cushioning, flexibility, stability in the heel, lightness and good traction, the AAOS says.

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.