Prevention and Wellness

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health and preventive services.

Emotional Well-Being

Caring for a Person Who Has Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

Caring for a person with an intellectual disability means caring for yourself, too.

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LGBTQ Mental Health Issues

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) teens are at greater risk for poor mental health.

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Mental Health Myths: Stop the Stigma

Many myths exist regarding mental health. It is important to debunk these myths so mental illness is understood and not…

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Exercise and Fitness

Getting Motivated to Work Out

The hardest part of exercising is getting started. Learn tips to get you motivated.

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Getting Fit Throughout Your Day

It’s easy to incorporate fitness into our lives all day long. Try some of these tips to get fit throughout…

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Diabetes and Exercise

Exercise can make a real difference for people who have diabetes. Exercise can help control your weight and lower your…

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Food and Nutrition

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol levels can lead to health problems. Learn simple lifestyle changes you can make to improve your cholesterol.

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Cholesterol and Your Child

Problems with high cholesterol levels can begin in childhood. They are likely to continue into adulthood, increasing the risk for…

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Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are one of our favorite times to eat. Here are tips that can help you eat healthy during…

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Sex and Birth Control

LGBTQ Mental Health Issues

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) teens are at greater risk for poor mental health.

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HPV Vaccine is for Boys, Too

Girls are not the only ones who can benefit from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine can help prevent…

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Homosexuality: Facts for Teens

Learn about facts related to homosexuality, and sexuality in general.

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Staying Healthy

Getting Help to Quit Smoking

When quitting smoking, don’t go it alone. There is plenty of support available to help you quit.

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Controlling Asthma in Urban Areas

Asthma has many triggers. Some triggers are different in urban areas.

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Atypical Moles

Atypical moles are skin growths that are usually bigger than 6 mm wide (about the size of a pencil eraser)…

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