High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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.
Health Tip of the Day
9 Ways to Prevent Food Poisoning
Wash your hands before you eat.
Wash fruits and vegetables before eating or preparing them.
Cook foods thoroughly; use a meat thermometer when cooking roasts and poultry.
Wash kitchen towels and clean-up cloths daily; wash cutting boards after each use.
Toss leftovers after two days.
Pay attention to "sell by" and "use by" dates on food packages.
Keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold when serving foods buffet style.
Wash your hands and all utensils and surfaces that touch raw meat and poultry.
Don't eat anything that contains raw eggs, including cake and cookie dough and homemade salad dressing.