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Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

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Calculator: Adult Body Mass Tool
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Quiz: Tetanus Quiz
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Health Tip of the Day

Eye Protection

Any time you're working around flying particles, splashing chemicals, harmful radiation or other eye hazards, you should wear goggles, a face shield or helmet, or some combination of these types of protective equipment. To preserve your vision:

  • Make sure the eyewear fits. Nearly 95 percent of injuries to workers wearing eye protection happen because objects or chemicals make their way around or under the protection.

  • Properly maintain your protective eyewear. Scratched or dirty lenses can limit your vision and lead to accidents.

 

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.