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Today in Health News

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Ovulation Date Tool
Podcast: Cervical Biopsy Podcast
Quiz: Thyroid Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Health Tip of the Day

Outlook Affects Recovery From Stroke

Pessimists are more prone to post-stroke depression, says the American Heart Association. A 12-month study of 190 people recovering from a first stroke found the most pessimistic were nearly five times more likely to develop post-stroke depression than those who were more optimistic. Depression can interfere with recovery.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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.