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Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Asthma Peak Flow Tool
Podcast: Endometrial Biopsy Podcast
Quiz: Pinworms Quiz
Risk Assesment: Female Urinary Incontinence Risk Assessment
Video: Colon Cancer Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Immune Response and Food Allergies

If you have a food allergy, it means that your body's immune system mistakenly believes that the food is harmful to you, according to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. If you eat the food you are allergic to, your body's reaction can affect your breathing, your digestion, your skin and your heart. These foods account for 90 percent of food allergies: milk, eggs, peanuts, nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat.

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.

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