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)
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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