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Today in Health News

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Immunization Calendar
Podcast: Electrophysiological Studies Podcast
Quiz: Parkinson's Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Video: Cholesterol Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Protect Your Eyes From the Sun

To protect yourself against harmful rays of the sun, always wear appropriate sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses when out in the sun, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Your sunglasses should block at least 99 percent of ultraviolet rays. The best sunglasses for the middle of the day should be close-fitting goggles or sunglasses that absorb all UV-A and UV-B.

Healthy Living

Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.