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Prevention and Wellness

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

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Emotional Well-Being

Different Types of Mental Health Treatment

There are many treatments available for mental health problems. Talk to your doctor about finding the right one for…

Caring for a Person Who Has Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

Caring for a person who has intellectual or developmental disabilities can be challenging and rewarding.

Nutrition and Mental Health

Keeping a healthy diet isn’t just good for your body, it might benefit mental health, as well.

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Exercise and Fitness

Getting Motivated to Work Out

Making a habit of working out is difficult to start, but beneficial to your mental and physical health.

Exercise and Seniors

Some form of regular exercise is important for older adults

Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

Lifting weights the wrong way can cause serious injury or even death. Follow these basic guidelines to lift weights…

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Food and Nutrition

Superfoods

Superfoods are whole, real foods that are not processed and are good for your brain health.

Caffeine and Kids

Caffeine is a stimulant that is defined as a drug because of how it impacts the body. Children can be…

Changing Your Cravings for "Bad" Foods

Giving in to food cravings doesn’t have to be unhealthy, if you learn how to substitute good foods for bad…

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Sex and Birth Control

Homosexuality: Facts for Teens

Sexuality and gender identity can be confusing for teens. There are a lot of terms to become familiar with to…

Vasectomy: What to Expect

A vasectomy is a procedure that makes a man permanently unable to get a woman pregnant.

Coping With an HIV Diagnosis

Finding out that you are infected with HIV can be frightening. One way to fight your fear is to learn…

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Staying Healthy

Flu Risks Greater for Racial Minorities

People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are…

Flu Risks and Chronic Conditions

Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza (the flu). Getting an annual flu vaccine is…

Cholesterol | Plant Sterols and Stanols

Certain foods, such as plant sterols and stanols can help lower cholesterol.

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