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Today in Health News

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Adult BMI Calculator
Podcast: Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Poisonous Houseplants Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Heart Attacks

Health Tip of the Day

Go for the "E"

Vitamin E is an important nutrient that reduces the risk for coronary artery disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. Good sources of vitamin E include vegetable oils, seeds, nuts, fortified cereals and green, leafy vegetables.

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.