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Today in Health News

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Cystometry Podcast
Quiz: Stuttering Quiz
Risk Assesment: Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Melanoma Screening

Health Tip of the Day

Ear Infections Linked to Asthma

Children who have ear infections are also more likely to develop or have asthma, according to new research. A study in a 2004 issue of Chest looked at more than 7,500 children, their history of ear infections and whether they had asthma. Children who had had ear infections were 57 percent more likely to have developed asthma. The risk for asthma appeared to increase with the number of ear infections.

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.