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CNN's Judy Fortin delivers a quick dose of healthy information in her daily Health Minute, which airs Monday through Friday between 1 and 6 p.m. on CNN Headline News.

Hypertension: the silent killer

High blood pressure's lack of symptoms makes regular screening especially important.(Watch to learn the optimal blood pressure numbers -- :58)

Your freshman's health

The big step of managing his or her own health care is another challenge for your new college student. (Watch tips from a student's mom -- 1:09)

Dangerous curves

It's important to catch scoliosis --curvature of the spine -- before the adolescent growth spurt. (Watch a pediatrician discuss scoliosis treatment -- 1:05)

Docs go wireless

New device can put your entire medical record in the palm of your doctor's hand. (Watch how X-rays look on a smart phone -- 1:15)

Down kids benefit from early help

Early intervention can improve the quality of life for children with Down syndrome.(Watch Jake's story -- 1:23)

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